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Queasha Hardy

Age 24

27 Jul 2020
Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

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Queasha Hardy
Queasha Hardy [photo:]

Queasha was found shot to death on a street on the afternoon of Monday 27th July. Local media deadnamed her.

The body of a 24-year-old transgender woman was discovered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Monday after the victim allegedly sustained fatal gunshot wounds. Although local media initially identified the deceased by her deadname, community members identified her as Queasha Hardy, a stylist who operated a popular hair salon in town.

Hardy was found in the street in Windsor Place, a residential neighborhood on the far east end of Baton Rouge, at approximately 1 p.m. on Monday. She is reported to have passed away at the scene of the crime, and police have yet to identify a suspect.

Hardy, a hairstylist, was extremely loved by her community. On Facebook, many, many loved ones of Hardy are sharing memories of their time together. One person posted a video of Hardy dancing spontaneously with friends. Another friend remembered Hardy doing her hair and the joy she felt at “looking fly for [her] baby shower.” Others describe her as loyal, loving, “always smiling,” “the life of all parties” and “truly one of a kind.”

Queasha's Facebook and Instagram profiles are and

Report added: 31 Jul 2020. Last updated: 13 Jul 2023

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