A nineteen-year-old youth named Tiffany Gooden was found murdered on Tuesday, August 14th. Ms. Gooden’s body was found on the second floor of an abandoned building on the 4800 Block of West Jackson Boulevard in Chicago. An autopsy verified that Tiffany had been stabbed to death.
Tiffany Gooden’s tragic death is similar to that of Chicago resident Paige Clay. Ms. Clay was another transgender woman of color who was found murdered in the city. Paige Clay was found on the 4500 Block of West Jackson Boulevard, not far from where Tiffany Gooden was found. The two women were also known as friends.