On Wednesday, a Dallas jury found Ruben Alvarado guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of 26-year-old Black trans woman Chynal Lindsey, and on Thursday, they sentenced him to 37 years in prison.


Monday marked the start of the murder trial for Ruben Alvarado, who is charged in the killing of 26-year-old Chynal Lindsey, a Black trans woman whose body was pulled out of White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas, on June 1, 2019.