Jasmine "Star" MackAge 36
7 Jan 2023
Washington, D.C. (USA)
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Jasmine was found dead from a stab wound to the thigh by police conducting a wellness check.
A woman was found dead from a stab wound in Northeast D.C. on Saturday, police say.
The victim was 36-year-old Jasmine "Star" Mack. Friends of Mack confirmed that she identified as a transgender woman.
Officers found Mack while doing a welfare check at the 2000 block of Gallaudet Street NE in the Ivy City neighborhood at about 3 a.m. She was found suffering from a stab wound in the thigh, according to a D.C. police release.
Mack was pronounced dead at the scene by D.C. Fire and EMS. She was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
News of Mack’s death shocked her friend and transgender rights activist Earline Budd. Budd said she last saw her around Thanksgiving.