|Tatiana Labelle / Facebook
Tatiana ("Tee Tee") Labelle, 33, was found dead five days after being reported missing in a trash can Friday afternoon in Chatham on the South Side of Chicago.
The police say that she was beaten to death. An autopsy ruled her death a homicide.
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"It is heartbreaking for someone to beat her to death and throw her in the trash like she was garbage," said her sister Shameika Thomas.
The TDoR Trans Lives Matters project reports that Tatiana Labelle is the 30th trans person to be murdered since the 2021 TDoR and the second transgender homicide to take place in the Chicago area during March.R.I.P. Tatiana ("Tee Tee") Labelle