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Brooklyn Lindsey

Age 32

25 Jun 2019
Kansas City, Missouri (USA)

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Brooklyn Lindsey
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Brooklyn's body was found on the porch of an abandoned home.

Police are investigating the death of a transgender woman whose body was found at an abandoned home.

Police say 32-year-old Brooklyn Lindsey was found dead shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday at Independence and Spruce Avenues.

Police Sgt. Adam Painter says her body was found on the porch of the home. Lindsey showed obvious signs of trauma, but the cause of death was not immediately clear.

A lot of people in the neighborhood said they've been frustrated by problems with drugs, prostitution and violence on their street. They said Lindsey had been badly beaten before they heard the gunshots.

In July 2019 Marcus Lewis, 41, was charged with her murder.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri, man was charged Friday in connection with the deadly shooting of a transgender woman last month, according to court records.

Marcus Lewis, 41, was charged in Jackson County Court with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm.

According to court documents, Lewis shot 32-year-old Brooklyn Lindsey on June 25 as the two fought outside a house in the 600 block of Spruce Avenue.

Lindsey, whom neighbors said was a transgender woman, was found on the front porch of the home. Police said her cause of death wasn’t immediately known.

DNA on shell casings at the scene led detectives to Lewis, according to court documents.

On 12th August 2021 Lewis was sentenced to 22 years in prison for her murder.

Kansas City MO. – A KC Man was sentenced to prison Thursday for the murder of Missouri Transgender woman Brooklyn Lindsey.

Marcus S. Lewis, 43, was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in a Missouri prison for the 2019 murder of Brooklyn Lindsey, a homeless transgender woman.

Lewis had pleaded guilty on June 24 to voluntary manslaughter in the killing of 32-year-old Brooklyn Lindsey. Lewis also pleaded guilty to armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a weapon.

Report added: 25 Jun 2019. Last updated: 10 Oct 2021

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