Man accused of killing transgender woman arrested, Atlanta police say

Darius Mills has been charged with armed robbery and murder.
Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 6:53 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Atlanta News First has obtained the arrest warrants for the man accused of shooting and killing a transgender woman.

31-year-old Darius Mills faces murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting of Ashley Burton at her apartment complex on April 11, Atlanta police warrants say.

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Arrest warrants say Mills tried to steal Burton’s phone. Then he shot her in the face before breaking into her apartment and stealing a second phone.

Burton was 37 at the time of her death.