This week in true crime, we discuss the Love Has Won Cult, and the murder of drag artist, Natalia Smut, the 17th murder of a trans person this year in the US. Plus, we have special guest, Black Girl Gone.
Milpitas, California – This past Friday morning, Elijah Cruz Segura, boyfriend of 24-year-old drag artist/entertainer, Natalia Smut (Lopez), phoned police to their home. When they arrived, authorities found Smut laying on the ground with severe injuries. Police then took Segura into custody after he claimed responsibility.
A transgender woman, Dominique Lucious, 26, was shot to death after meeting her alleged assailant on a dating site. Police alerted by a 911 call about a shooting were dispatched to Lucious’s apartment shortly before 7 a.m. April 8, 2021, and found the victim with gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead on the scene.