By Kevin Deutsch
A 23-year-old transgender woman was found dead on Orchard Beach Monday morning, potentially the victim of violence.
Authorities will conduct an autopsy to determine how the woman died before being discovered near Orchard Beach Road and Park Drive shortly after 6 a.m., authorities said.
Police did not immediately say whether the woman’s body showed any signs of trauma, or whether her death was being investigated as a homicide.
Her name had not been made public as of Monday evening.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.
Sasha Gonzales contributed reporting.