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How Did Newark Police Mistake Murdered Post-Op Victoria White For A Man?

Victoria Carmen White, a 28-year-old post-op trans woman from Newark, died Sept. 11 from a gunshot at a relative’s apartment. Police, who are investigating the shooting as a homicide, then released a statement about Victoria’s murder — identifying her as James White, his birth name. ‘Cause that was an easy mistake to make? [via PHB]