On November 8th, 2018, 43-year-old Brendon Michaels was found dead in his Mid-Town Belvedere apartment, in the 1200 block of Saint Paul Street in Baltimore. He had been beaten, and his death was ruled a homicide. Michaels was a certified personal trainer and fitness center coordinator at Carroll Community College, and worked also as a server at the Olive Garden in Westminster.

On November 26th, “Tydi,” a transgender woman, was fatally shot while in the 1900 block of West Lanvale Street, in Baltimore.

These are members of our community whose lives were taken from us and who deserve justice. Anyone with information on Michaels’ or Tydi’s murder is asked to call the Baltimore Police Department’s Metro Crime Stoppers Line at 1-866-756-2587, 24 hours a day; download the Baltimore Police Department app and click on Crime Stoppers; or report your tip at Metrocrimestoppers.org.

If your tip to the hotline leads to an arrest and indictment in either case, you may be eligible for a cash reward. The Baltimore Police report number for the Michaels case is CC1-181102940; for the Tydi case, it is CC7-181109495.