A suspect has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Josie Berrios, a transgender woman who was in the midst of adopting the name Kendra Adams, in Collegetown, New York. (Ithaca Journal)
Berrios’ body was discovered Tuesday morning inside a building at a construction site. It had several burns and was found next to a can of gasoline. Evidence, including surveillance video, led police to Michael Davis, 45, who police say had a personal relationship with Berrios.
The local community is mourning the loss of Berrios, who performed as a drag queen under the name Kimbella Rosé as part of the House of Merlot, a wine-themed drag house. Read more (6/15/17)