Man Charged With Assault Of Trans Person Arrested For Bond Violation

Austin York
May 23, 2019 - 1:55 pm
Edward Thomas

Credit: Dallas County Jail


DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A man charged with assaulting Muhlaysia Booker about a month before her death is back behind bars.

Police say they have no evidence that 29-year-old Edward Thomas killed Booker. Thomas was charged with aggravated assault after police say he admitted to beating up Booker in April at the Royal Crest Apartments in east Oak Cliff.

Court records show Thomas' electric leg monitor recorded him at an unapproved locations 13 times, so he was re-arrested.

The wake for Booker will be held Monday at 6pm at the Golden Gate Funeral Home. Her funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 am at the Cathedral of Hope Church off Cedar Springs