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Miia Love Parker


1 Apr 2022
Chester, Pennsylvania (USA)
Shot

Miia Love Parker
Miia Love Parker [photo: www.facebook.com]

Miia was shot while in her car, which was parked on a street in a residential area. She died in hospital.

A suspect has been identified is being sought by police.

Her name was Miia Love Parker. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she was a 25-year-old Black trans woman. She was most recently living in Chester, Pennsylvania, a Philly suburb. She studied at Temple University and worked modeling MAC cosmetics.

According to CBS Philadelphia, Chester police say on April 1, 2022 Friday around 3:30 a.m. Miia Parker, a trans woman was shot while in a vehicle parked on the 1900 block of Chestnut Street. A friend drove her to the hospital where she presumably died.

While the motive is unknown, local police have identified a suspect, 38-year-old Saad Najeed Dwight. He is considered armed and dangerous. A so-called ‘manhunt’ is underway. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or contact Chester Police at 610-447-8424

Miia’s friends describe her as someone who lit up a room when she entered. Her Facebook profiles lists among her likes – the TV show Pose, puppy memes, and lots of shopping and fashion pages.

Miia's Facebook profile is https://www.facebook.com/miia.parker.14.

https://www.advocate.com/crime/2022/4/13/25-year-old-trans-woman-miia-love-parker-shot-dead-philadelphia

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2022/04/12/miia-love-parker-trans/

https://www.pghlesbian.com/2022/04/black-trans-woman-miia-love-parker-25-shot-to-death-in-philly-suburb/

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2022/04/06/police-searching-for-saad-najeed-dwight-accused-of-fatally-shooting-woman-in-chester/

https://www.hrc.org/news/celebrating-the-life-of-miia-love-parker-a-bright-light-in-every-room-she-entered

https://www.facebook.com/ChesterPolicePA/posts/352689186908195

https://twitter.com/CBSPhilly/status/1511829230518091782

Report added: 12 Apr 2022. Last updated: 21 May 2022

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