Her CT family wants justice but also for her legacy to endure

Written by on November 29, 2023

Rita Hester’s horrifically violent death in Boston 25 years ago gave rise to the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. But while her story has echoed throughout the world, it has not often been told in her home town — Hartford.

On Nov. 28, 1998, just after 6 p.m., Boston police found Hester, stabbed 20 times in . . .

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