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Police have not taken any new suspects into custody in the October murder of a trans woman in Logan, police spokesperson Officer Christine O'Brien told PGN this week.

Kiesha Jenkins, 22, got out of a car at 13th and Wingohocking streets around 2:30 a.m. Oct. 6 when five or six males approached and assaulted her. Then she was shot twice in the back and killed.

Police said they believe the motive was robbery and that Jenkins was not targeted for being transgender.

"Every one of our homicide cases are a priority," O'Brien said. "They never are not an important case for the department."

Homicide detectives continue to pursue suspects in the killing, she said, adding she could not release more information about an active investigation.

One man, Pedro Redding, 24, of the 4500 block of North 13th Street, was arrested in connection with the crime on charges of murder, conspiracy and weapons offenses. Police do not believe Redding was the shooter.

Redding will have a preliminary hearing to determine if his case will move to trial at 9 a.m. Nov. 25 in Room 306 of the Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St.

He is being held at the Philadelphia Detention Center after having been denied bail.