|Duval Princess / TransGriot|
Transgender woman Duval Princess was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Ceil Luxury Apartments, Jacksonville Florida on January 2, 2022, shortly before 2 am.
Officers initially responded to a report of a traffic crash at Ciel Luxury Apartments on Skyway Drive shortly after 2 a.m. Upon arrival, they found a woman lying outside of a car in the parking lot.
First Coast News in an article dated January, 2nd reported her as an unidentified man.
However, local black advocates contacted TransGriot informing the trans news outlet that the victim was a transgender woman who went by the name Duval Princess.
Duval Princess was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. However, medical staff at the hospital told investigators that the woman's injuries were not consistent with a traffic accident. After receiving this information, JSO's homicide unit responded to the scene.
Detectives are currently treating the investigation as a suspicious death and said foul play is suspected.
The cause of death is pending an autopsy from the medical examiner's office.
Update: The National Black TransLiberation Movement shared the following Facebook:
"Only 26 hours into the new year, and the fatal shooting of a Black Trans/ GNC person occurred in Jacksonville, FL. Tevin Robinson, also known as the Duval Princess, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of an apartment complex. Robinson was initially transported to a local hospital because of injuries that were believed to be sustained in an automobile accident; however, a postmortem evaluation indicated the presence of fatal gunshot wounds. Robinson was 24 yrs. old."
For those wishing to help with final arrangements, the family has set-up a GoFundMe
As police continue to investigate, JSO is looking for surveillance videos or witnesses that can provide information on how the man died.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call JSO's non-emergency number at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. You can also remain anonymous by calling First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.
R.I.P. Duval Princess