Miia Love Parker
1 Apr 2022
Chester, Pennsylvania (USA)
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.