New evidence ties transgender inmate to 1990s murder

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 6:02 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 27 at 7:01 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Authorities have found new evidence that ties a transgender individual to the murder of a 26-year-old woman from the 1990s.

READ:Transgender murder suspect to be extradited to Spokane soon

 

Officials said DNA was found on a blanket at the scene of the murder of Yolanda Sapp, 26.

Police believe Donna Perry, who was born Douglas Perry, murdered three prostitutes back in the 1990s.

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Sapp, Nikkie Lowe, 34, Kathlene Brisbois, 38, were all shot to death.

Perry is currently in Texas serving time on a federal firearms charge. Officials expect her to be extradited back to Spokane in March to be formally charged with three counts of murder.

READ: Suspect a surprise to detective assigned to 1990 murders

 

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