Video: Popular Transgender Chyna Gibson Brutally Murdered in New Orleans

A popular transgender, Gibson, who was born as Walter Fleming has been murdered in New Orleans on Saturday, February 25. She will be the fifth transgender woman to be have been murdered this year.

She was in New Orleans celebrating Mardi Gras when the ugly incident occured. Gibson was brutally murdered during the celebration.
Reports said that several gunshots were heard at the 4300 block of Downman road, outside a shopping center at 8:30 p.m. She was found dead between two parked cars.
She was popularly known as Gibson both on and off stage. Her surprising dance steps and on-stage persona made her more popular in local LGBTQ, inner B/HAP (Ball and House pageant) circles.
In a statement(below) released by Texas advocacy group Black Trans Women Inc. on Gibson:
“Chyna Gibson had gone home to New Orleans to like thousands of other people, celebrate Mardi Gras and be with her family during that festive time. Instead, she was brutally murdered. Shot ten times and left to die in the parking lot of a New Orleans strip mall.

“BTWI would like to express our condolences to Chyna’s family, friends and all who loved her. She was well known in the pageant and ballroom community as Chyna Doll Dupree, and she will be missed.”

Gibson’s death is just few days from that of Keke Collier of Chicago. The 24-year-old Keke was also known as Tiara Richmond, she was the fourth transgender killed this year.
An unidentified friend of Gibson spoke about her, saying, “She was just a really good person,” the friend said. “Everyone loved her. This is unnecessary.”

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