UK: Transgender woman Naomi Hersi murdered in London hotel room

A man and a teenage girl have been arrested after a trans woman was found dead in a London hotel room.

Naomi Hersi was found with knife injuries near to Heathrow Airport and pronounced dead at the scene 30 minutes later.  The 36-year-old, who lived in Mill Hill, north London, was described on social media as a “tennis lover, music junkie, film and tv addict”.

In a horrific twist, Hersi’s final post to Twitter was a Vice article titled “Trans Women of Color Face an Epidemic of Violence and Murder”.

Neighbours paid tribute to Hersi, who was of Somali origin and had also lived in the US. Read more via Pink News