Transgender YouTube star brutally murdered in her own home and the killer 'stole her car to get away'
- Domonique Newburn was a male to female transexual once seen in Youtube reality show Hollywood Houseboys
PUBLISHED:08:57 EST, 22 August 2013| UPDATED:12:53 EST, 22 August 2013
- The transgender star of a YouTube reality show has been found brutally murdered in her own California home.
31-year-old Dominique Newburn’s body was found Tuesday afternoon in her blood spattered Fontana home after police responded to a domestic disturbance call.
Neighbors saw the suspect flee the scene in the Hollywood Houseboys star’s own car. Though his hands were full of clothes, the African American man was reportedly shirtless as he drove away in Newburn’s black Mercedes-Benz.
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Slain: The transgender star of a YouTube reality show was found brutally murdered in her Fontana, California home Tuesday
Grisly: A San Bernardino police officer photographs blood at Newburn's front door. Her home was reportedly covered in blood and Newburn's body was found near a window she was trying to escape from
Bludgeoned? Police at the scene in Fontana, California. Coroners said Newburn sustained substantial trauma but are awaiting autopsy results for an exact cause of death
‘Hungry for FAME. Hustling for money. Hopeful to MAKE-IT,’ was the tagline for Hollywood Houseboys, a docu-reality series on Youtube about a group of gay black men, as well as their transgender friend Newburn.