Kansas Metropolis MO. – A KC Man was sentenced to jail Thursday for the homicide of Missouri Transgender girl Brooklyn Lindsey.
Marcus S. Lewis, 43, was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in a Missouri jail for the 2019 homicide of Brooklyn Lindsey, a homeless transgender girl.
Lewis had pleaded guilty on June 24 to voluntary manslaughter within the killing of 32-year-old Brooklyn Lindsey. Lewis additionally pleaded responsible to armed prison motion and illegal possession of a weapon.
Her good friend Raven Johnson advised BuzzFeed News that Lindsey was well-known within the native LGBTQ neighborhood, and dreamed of giving again by serving to different folks to transition.
“She was outgoing, happy-go-lucky. She all the time appreciated serving to folks, doing what she will be able to. She would do something for anyone,” Johnson.
Like many different black, trans ladies within the US, she additionally had issue discovering housing and employment. On the time of her demise, she didn’t have a everlasting house and was participating in survival intercourse work, Johnson mentioned.
R.I.P Brooklyn Lindsey