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Danny Henson

Age 31

4 May 2021
Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

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Danny Henson
Danny Henson [photo:]

Danny was found in an unresponsive condition by police when they responded to a call. She had been shot - possibly after an altercation with someone she knew.

Reporting on another homicide involving a Black trans woman, the second report today. Her name was Danny Henson and she also went by Pryynce Daniel. She was killed Tuesday, May 4, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Around 2:30 a.m., Baltimore Police responded to a home in the 3100 block of Williston Street for an unresponsive person. When they arrived, police found a body. Family identified Henson as the victim.

Danny’s brother, Michael, attended a vigil for them held Thursday 6 and confirmed their identity. as did Baltimore Safe Haven. Michael said Danny was transitioning to become a woman and believes Danny got into an altercation with someone they knew and possibly had a relationship with.

Family friend Ashley Evang spoke about the impact of violence targeting the Black community, carefully including Black trans neighbors. “We need to stop having all these black men, black women, black trans people dying and no justice being found,” Evang added.

Danny was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended the University of Maryland. A day before her death, she posted “Please pray for me.”

Rest in power, Danny. You saw a terrible future but still opted to live life with enthusiasm and love. Your friends and family miss you dearly.

Danny's Facebook profile is

Report added: 8 May 2021. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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