After only eight months, the number of trans people killed this year has surpassed the number for all of 2019....
An East Point police officer killed by a gunshot to the head was allegedly killed by her former roommate, according to the police. Friends and family of the officer are saying the two women were girlfriends at one time.
Danielle Parker was arrested Tuesday in the killing of Cpl. Crystal Parker, a six-year veteran of the East Point Police Department who was named Officer of the Year in 2012.
No motive and no specifics about the relationship between the two women were given by police. Police did say the two women lived together at one time.
Charlotte Cagle of East Point, a straight ally who is a volunteer for the annual East Point Possums Show, said Tuesday night that Cpl. Parker was gay and she and Danielle were dating. She did not know Danielle, however, she said.
The daughter of Durand Robinson is hosting a "Party for a Purpose" tonight to bring together the friends and loved ones of her father, a Black Gay Pride organizer who was killed Aug. 25 in an apparent carjacking. The Atlanta Police Department continues to seek the killer.
The party, also dubbed "A Reunion for Durand's 'Kids,'" is at Club Moonlite located at 3302 Laventure Drive, Chamblee, GA 30341 off Buford Highway. Doors open at 10 p.m.
Donations of $5 are being asked and will go to help find Durand Robinson's killer, said his daughter, Wynter Robinson.