Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

    Only transgender inmate on death row in U.S. begs for mercy: Trans woman, 49, who raped and murdered victim in 2003 asks to not be killed because of mental health issues

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    The first openly transgender woman on death row – for raping and murdering her ex-girlfriend – is asking Missouri’s governor for mercy, citing mental health issues, Your Content has learned.

    First openly trans woman set to be executed asks Missouri governor for mercy.

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    Amber McLaughlin, then known as Scott, raped and killed her ex-girlfriend.

    McLaughlin then dumped the body in St. Louis near the Mississippi River.

    Her lawyers cite her traumatic childhood in the clemency petition,‘according to Flipboard.

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