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(Update: Coroner report confirms suicide) Facebook transgender suicide post: Hoax? Looks that way

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Sadly, the suicide report about Kate von Roeder appears to NOT be a hoax.


Kate Von Roeder suicide hoaxLEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — UPDATE:  October 8, 2014. The trans person who posted a suicide note on Facebook (the subject of this article) did in fact, commit suicide on October 1st, according to a coroner’s report. Allison Woolbert of the Facebook group Transgender Violence Tracking Project https://www.facebook.com/TransMSVTracker contacted that department and passed along her findings to me. I have no reason to doubt her.

The report shows that her residence was in Los Angeles, not West Hollywood as indicated by von Roeder’s Facebook settings. This is pretty much all the facts we have.

I do not know the location of the suicide — whether it was in Los Angeles or West Hollywood (or even somewhere else). My phone call to WeHo PD points toward the Los Angeles as most likely as does the coroner’s report. I don’t know which police jurisdiction the suicide took place in and…

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