No charges in San Francisco '04 transgender homicide

The Bay Area Reporter
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December 20, 2012

Police arrested two men in the 2004 death of a transgender San Francisco woman, but it appears the district attorney's office has never filed charges against the former suspects in the case. Tony "Delicious" Green, 45, was found dead August 13, 2004 on the floor of a Third Street motel room in San Francisco's Bayview district. (Green's friends also spelled her name Toni.) According to the medical examiner's office, the cause of death was asphyxia due to her nose and mouth being obstructed, apparently by duct tape, while she was restrained. Her hands were behind her back, and impressions resembling ligature marks were around her wrists. Blunt trauma and the presence of cocaine are listed as other "significant" conditions. In 2005, police arrested Earl Wright and Terence Hall, who allegedly spent two days with Green prior to her death, but both were later released. San Francisco Superior Court and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation records indicate neither man has been charged in the killing.