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Miami trans woman Skylar Heath murdered

Skylar Heath
Skylar Heath (L) Paradise Funeral Home / (R) Facebook

Twenty-year-old Miami trans woman Skylar Heath was murdered on November 4, 2020, but due to misgendering and deadnaming, we are just learning about her death. Miami-Dade police found Skyler Heath of Liberty City in the vicinity of NW 14 Court and NW 82 Street, Miami, Florida at 4:13 am.

It is not yet known the circumstances surrounding her death or where she was pronounced dead.

*Updated throughout as information becomes available.

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We first learned of her murder on Social Media and a Human Rights Campaign article asking for information.

The obituary also misgendered and deadnamed Skylar Heath. She was laid to rest on November 21, 2020.

The Miami-Dade media department responding to a media request said that that this investigation remains an open and actively investigated criminal case. The Homicide Bureau detectives are actively investigating all leads regarding this case.

Anyone that can provide information on the above homicide is requested to contact Miami-Dade Police Department Homicide Detective A. Gonzalez at (305) 471-2400. If you wish to remain anonymous, then contact Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at the following:

(305) 471-TIPS (8477) or 1 (866) 471-8477
Visit www.CrimeStoppers305.com and select “Submit a Tip”
Visit www.facebook.com/crimestoppers305 – “Contact Us”
Visit the App Store – Get P3 and sign into Miami for Tips

Kelli Buseyhttps://planettransgender.com
Kelli, Busey is managing editor at Planet Transgender
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