Investigators don't believe hate or bias was a motivation in her death.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — New information has been released pertaining to the homicide of a transgender woman that took place in New Wilmington last week.

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Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect Juan Carter Hernandez and the victim knew one another.

Investigators don’t believe hate or bias was a motivation in her death.

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Family and friends say the victim who identified as Chyna Carrillo moved from Arkansas to the Pittsburgh area for a fresh start.

It’s not clear how Carrillo and Hernandez knew each other.

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Hernandez was shot and killed by responding officers.