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Ohio man sentenced to 18 years to life for murder of transgender woman

| Friday, October 3, 2014
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- An Ohio man was sentenced Friday to 18 years to life after he admitted to gunning down a transgender woman last December. Prosecutors said Delshawn Carroll, 20, shot and killed Brittany Stergis, 22, on Dec. 6 as she sat in her car outside public housing.

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Cleveland man charged in fatal shooting of transgender woman

| Sunday, June 8, 2014
Brittany Stergis (left) and Delshawn Carroll
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Police have charged a Cleveland man with murder in connection with the fatal December shooting of a 22-year-old transgender woman. Delshawn Carroll, 19, was charged with one count of aggravated murder for shooting and killing Brittany Stergis Dec. 6 as she sat in her car outside public housing.

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Cleveland police official: Murders of transgender women were ‘crimes of hate’

| Monday, December 16, 2013
CLEVELAND — A Cleveland police official says police believe the recent slayings of two transgender women were motivated by hate.

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Advocacy group says deaths of two Ohio transgender women were ‘hate crimes’

BOB VITALE | Outlook Columbus | Monday, December 9, 2013
Brittany Stergis
Ohio's LGBT community is mourning the deaths of two transgender women in Cleveland last week, and officials of a statewide LGBT advocacy group are calling the deaths hate crimes.

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