Police seek suspect in Oklahoma transgender man’s killing

The Associated Press - January 4, 2020 9:42 am

MCALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma police are investigating the slaying of a prominent local advocate for transgender rights who was shot and killed on New Year’s Day while working as a cab driver in McAlester.

Police Sgt. Preston Rodgers said that 25-year-old Dustin Parker was found dead in the driver’s seat of the taxi he was driving early on Wednesday morning. Rodgers says authorities are still searching for a suspect or anyone with information about the killing. Rodgers says that it’s still early in the investigation and that police have not officially determined whether Parker’s gender identity had any role in his killing.

 

Latest Stories

COVID-19 Update for Oklahoma – 4/5/20

Current Situation Oklahoma has 1,252 confirmed cases of the virus, resulting in 46 deaths statewide, with...

Oklahoma death toll reaches 42 as virus outbreak continues

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials say four more people have died in Oklahoma after...

COVID-19 Update for Oklahoma – 4/4/20

SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19 As of this advisory, there are 1,159 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in...