$1-Million Warrant Issued for Alleged Killer of Transgender Woman

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Authorities have issued a $1-million arrest warrant for a San Bernardino man suspected of killing a transgender woman in Fontana last week.

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Dantjier Powell, left, and Jamie Nicole Cotton are wanted by Fontana police in connection with the slaying of Domonique Newburn. (Fontana Police Department)

Detectives are continuing to search for Dantjier Domenick Powell, who they said may have fled the state by bus with his girlfriend, 25-year-old Jaime Nicole Cotton of Highland.

Police say Powell, 18, killed transgender YouTube reality-show star Domonique Newburn in her apartment Aug. 20. Newburn’s body was found near a window in what authorities said may have been a last failed attempt to escape her attacker.

Authorities identified Powell as the suspect in the days after the killing. His arrest warrant includes extradition, authorities said.

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