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Tue Aug 27, 2013, 09:59 AM

Transgender Woman Dies After Beating in Front of NYPD Precinct [View all]

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Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo.News

Islan Nettles was out in New York City with friends when a group of young men approached her, learned she was a transgender woman and began taunting and maliciously beating her—right in front of a police precinct in Harlem.

The fashion design student with delicate features was punched in the face, knocked to the ground and beaten until she lost consciousness on the night of August 16.

“They were called f****, they were called he-she’s, she males, things of that nature,” Nettles’ mother told a local newscast.

Islan Nettles, born Vaughn Nettles, fell into a coma she would never awake from. She died Thursday after being taken off of life support. She was only 21.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/transgender-woman-dies-beating-front-nypd-precinct-201642369.html

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