A Miami-Dade family is asking for the public’s help and making a tearful plea to find the murderer of a beloved family member almost four months ago.
Someone gunned down 28- year-old Chayviss Reed around 4:45 a.m. on April 27th. The transgender woman’s body was left near NW 92nd Street and 27th avenue in Miami-Dade.
"If you know anything, call, we need y'all help,” said her mother, Precious Sharpe-McQueen.
Police still don’t have much to go on, as her killing has baffled detectives who are not sure whether Reed's killing may have been a hate crime.
Reed's family hopes someone who sees video released by officers, remember something and come forward.
"If this is your child, you would be right where I am, asking for the same thing,” Sharpe-McQueen said. “Please help."
Police say Reed was involved in prostitution. Reed's mom told us her child had a rough life, and suspects someone targeted her for being transgender.
If you know anything about what happened, police are asking you to call Miami-Dade CrimeStoppers at 305-471-TIPS.