Homicide Victim
Jacksonville, North Carolina
February 24, 2021

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Jeremy William Franks


The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the murder of Jenna Franks.


On February 24, 2021, the body of 34-year-old Jenna Franks was found near Ellis Boulevard and White Street in Jacksonville, North Carolina.  Franks is a transgender woman.  The cause of death was determined to be a homicide.  This case is also being investigated as a possible hate crime. 


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