Another trans person murdered in Houston

Posted on 14 Jun 2011 at 12:28pm

Houston police have released a composite sketch (right) of a suspect wanted in the murder of a transgender victim whose body was found behind a trash bin at an apartment complex early Monday.

The vicitm, identified as 44 year-old Nathan Eugene Davis, was wearing a red dress, makeup and a wig when found shot to death at about 12:30 a.m., the Houston Chronicle reports. KPRC Channel 2 identifies Davis in a headline as “a cross-dressing male prostitute.”

Davis’ is the latest of several murders in Houston involving transgender victims over the last few years.

In March, a homeless man was arrested and charged in two of the murders.

Anyone with information about Davis’ murder should call the Houston Police Department’s homicide division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at at 713-222-TIPS.

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