Black Trans Woman Shai Vanderpump, 23, Murdered in New Jersey

Sue Kerr
4 min readAug 4, 2021
Photo of Black trans woman wearing a gold necklace
Shai Vanderpump via Faceboo

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23-year-old Shai Vanderpump was shot in the face early in the morning at Friday, July 30, 2021 in the West Ward of Trenton, New Jersey. Police arrested a 36-year-old man and have charged him with murder.

Sue Kerr

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