The man charged in the beating death of transgender woman Islan Nettles insists he didn't kill her.
James Dixon, 24, was charged Tuesday with manslaughter and assault in Nettles' brutal beating death.
James Dixon was indicted for killing Nettles in Harlem nearly two years ago.
Reported attacks were up for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Anti-Violence Project.
The Manhattan District Attorney's office and the NYPD say the investigation is ongoing.
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The Manhattan District Attorney's office dismissed misdemeanor charges against Paris Wilson.
An anti-discrimination group is calling on the DA and NYPD to further investigate Islan Nettles' murder.
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The Manhattan DA's Office is seeking more witnesses to the fatal beating of a transgender Harlem woman.
The beating death of Islan Nettles is the latest in a long line of attacks, transgender women say.
Islan Nettles' coffin was draped in a white veil to conceal her fatal beating injuries.
Hundreds of grieving friends gathered in Harlem Tuesday to remember Islan Nettles.
Police said Islan Nettles, 21, was taken off of life support after being attacked on early Saturday.
A man walked into a police precinct stationhouse and lied about beating Islan Nettles, sources say.
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