BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department have charged a man in the 2014 murder of a transgender woman.BPD Officer Dragged By Car 2 Blocks Is Now In Fair Condition; 36-Year-Old Charged
Her death was one of two murders that rocked the LGBT community. A month earlier, Kandy Hall was found stabbed to death in June of 2014. Her killer remains at large.
On Thursday, police announced charges against Shawn Oliver for killing Mia Henderson.
Police said during the attack, Mia fought her attacker which eventually led to the discovery of DNA evidence under Mia’s fingernails.READ MORE: Crime Without Punishment: Homicide Clearance Rates Are Declining Across The US. Baltimore's Is Down To 42%
Henderson is the sibling of Reggie Bullock, who at the time of the murder tweeted, “All I can say is my brother showed me how to live your own life. Love you so much man. Gone but not forgotten.”
Bullock who now plays for the Detroit Pistons posted a tweet Thursday saying, “Just wanted to take the time to thank @ for aggressively pursuing the murderer of my brother. My family and I are now able to rest our hearts knowing that this person is OFF THE STREETS. # #.”
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