Police arrested Dominick Archield Monday night for the attempted murder of a North Charleston man. Archield was free on a $70,000 bond awaiting trial charged with the murder of transgender woman Denali Berries Stuckey.
According to court records, Archield was freed in March and was under house arrest and under curfew when he shot the North Charleston man,
Dominick Archield is now being held without bond for attempted murder.
Denali Berries Stuckey’s body was found with gunshot wounds by the side of the road at 4 am on Saturday 20, July 2019.
North Charleston PD officers responded to a 4:05 AM EDT call of a body lying on the side of the road at 2721 Carner Avenue. They arrived at the scene to find 29-year-old Denali Berries Stuckey dead from a gunshot wound.
“She was always a nurturing person. A very sweet person. Any anniversary, any birthday, event, anything representing or celebrating you, she was always there,” friend Mercdeas Arline said. “I feel some type of way because I know she’s not going to be here no more, and I won’t be able to hear her laugh. And, she had this distinctive laugh that I swear keeps playing in my head.”
Monical Roberts pointed out at Transgirot local media initially reported her murder using her deadname and misgendering her in articles, but a sentence later correctly and respectfully identified her.
The city and police later responded to initial reports misgendering and deadnaming Denali Berries Stuckley in statements.
Denali Berries Stuckley was the 21st person in the USA and the 198th transgender person murdered worldwide since the 2018 TDOR according to tdor.translivesmatter.info