By | October 11, 2020
brooklyn deshuna smith death-obituary

Brooklyn DeShauna Smith cause of death – Brooklyn DeShauna Smith dead : obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: October 7, 2020
  • Age: 20-year-old
  • Cause of death: shot dead

How did Brooklyn DeShauna Smith die, Cause of death ?

Brooklyn DeShauna Smith, a young Black transgender woman who was killed in Shreveport, Louisiana, on October 7 as a result of a gunshot wound.

Brooklyn was only 20 years old. Brooklyn’s death is the fifth violent death of a transgender or gender non-conforming person in just three weeks, and is believed to be at least the 32nd violent death of a transgender or gender non-conforming person this year in the U.S.

Reports claim that too often these deaths go unreported — or misreported.

Brooklyn DeShauna Smith Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

Family of the deceased are yet to make public the funeral arrangements and plans at this time.

We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Brooklyn DeShauna Smith tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

Chad Felix Greene wrote;

This is incredibly irresponsible to state without any evidence whatsoever.

There is no known motive or information to suggest Brooklyn Deshuna’s death was bias-motivated.

Since 2015 roughly 5 murders have had clear anti-trans motivation. There is no “vicious rhetoric” to blame.

Trans Empowerment Project wrote;

We are saddened by the loss of Brooklyn DeShauna Smith, a 20-year-old Black trans woman killed this week in Louisiana. She was a vibrant, loving young woman with a bright future ahead of her.

We mourn Brooklyn, and send love to her family & community in this heartbreaking time.

NCLR – National Center for Lesbian Rights wrote;#

RIP Brooklyn DeShauna Smith. Another Black #Trans woman has been murdered & we don’t know how much more heartbreak we can take this year. #TransWomen deserve love, respect & –most importantly – PROTECTION. We need to END this spate of anti-trans violence NOW.

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