Age 26 1 Apr 2020 Newark, New Jersey (USA) Not reported
Ashley was found dead with unexplained and serious injuries outside Newark YMCA on Wednesday 1st April but her body was cremated without an autopsy. Four months later, police finally started to investigate her death.
Ruiz appeared to have been targeted by her killers after a social media post claimed a homeless transgender woman was using the women’s restroom. Her attackers followed her in a car, filmed the brutal killing and posted it online.
Age 17 7 Dec 2019 Larch Mountain, Oregon (USA) Murdered
The skeletal remains of Nikki’s body were found near Larch Mountain on 7th December. She had been missing since 6th June, 2019.
Nikki was from Vancouver in nearby Washington State. She was 17 at the time she disappeared, but by the time her body was found she would have been 18. The date she died has not been confirmed, but cell phone records on the day of her disappearance put her alleged killer in the area where her body was later found.
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