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Transgender woman found shot between abandoned homes dies at hospital

Jacksonville police ask for help solving predawn murder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 38-year-old transgender woman found with gunshot wounds lying between two abandoned houses early Friday morning died at the hospital, and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information about her killer.

Officers said they found Antonia Antwon English, who identified herself as Antash'a Devine Sherrington English, at 3:55 a.m. between two houses on Ella Street, three blocks west of Myrtle Avenue.

English lived just over a half mile away on West Eighth Street.

Anyone who knows any information about this murder is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@JaxSheriff.org. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000 if your tip leads to an arrest, call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.