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Amarey Lej (Myara)

Age 21

1 Jan 2022
Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania (USA)
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Amarey Lej (Myara)
Amarey Lej (Myara) [photo: www.facebook.com]

Amarey was found dead in the street at around 6am on New Year's Day.

WILKINSBURG (KDKA) — Police are investigating after a female victim was found dead in Wilkinsburg.

Police say they responded to 1300 block of Wood Street around 6 a.m. Saturday morning for reports of a woman lying in the street.

Police were not immediately able to determine her age but said she had suffered a fatal gunshot wound.

Homicide detectives with Allegheny County Police have launched an investigation.

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https://www.advocate.com/crime/2022/1/04/21-year-old-black-trans-woman-amarey-lej-killed-pittsburgh

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2022/01/amarey-lej-killed-pittsburgh-first-reported-trans-murder-2022/

https://www.edgemedianetwork.com/story.php?311956

https://www.wpxi.com/news/local/1-person-killed-new-years-day-morning-shooting-allegheny-county/6OXA5X3NXJHZTP4A2MXUK7CC5Q/

https://pennsylvanianewstoday.com/a-black-transgender-woman-found-dead-in-wilkinsburg-lgbtq-pittsburgh/297751/

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https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/black-trans-woman-found-dead-in-wilkinsburg/Content?oid=20860853

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https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/01/01/wilkinsburg-death-investigation/

https://www.wpxi.com/news/local/transgender-woman-shot-killed-wilkinsburg-new-years-day-morning/e2369306-b2ec-4052-885e-fc5e4ac5bef3/

https://www.facebook.com/sistersPGH/posts/2103675979794708

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https://www.instagram.com/p/CYNlBiSsWss/

https://twitter.com/transyouniting/status/1477727264787898371

Report added: 4 Jan 2022. Last updated: 16 Jan 2022

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