EXCLUSIVE: Woman Assaulted by Trans-Identified Male Rapper Who Was Featured On “Euphoria” Soundtrack, Police Yet to Make Arrest

EXCLUSIVE: Woman Assaulted by Trans-Identified Male Rapper Who Was Featured On "Euphoria" Soundtrack, Police Yet to Make Arrest

A lady in New York City has been left with brutal injuries following she states she was assaulted by a trans-discovered male rapper. Talking to Reduxx, Aspen Burrell claims that law enforcement have failed to arrest her assailant, Quayana “Quay” Dash, and that she is now living in consistent concern for her existence because of to the actuality that Sprint life subsequent door to her.

Burrell’s ordeal started three months back, when she was a witness to an altercation among Sprint and his feminine roommate. Hearing cries for aid echo from the developing upcoming door, Burrell and a buddy rushed out onto the sidewalk to see the place the noise was coming from. Outside, they uncovered a different girl in distress. The lady spelled out that her roommate, Quayana Dash, experienced assaulted her and locked her out of her apartment.

Burrell and her mate waiting around with the female till law enforcement arrived, eventually arresting Sprint. He was launched quickly following.

But on the night of March 16, at close to 7 p.m., Burrell was walking household with groceries and approaching her residence when she heard an eerie “whistling” sound.

“It sounded like another person was taunting me,” Burrell explained to Reduxx. When she turned around, she observed Sprint staring at her maniacally. Experience unpleasant, Burrell asked if he was alright, at which position, she claims, “something snapped” in him.

He named her a “bitch” and started threatening to assault her. Sprint then commenced accusing Burrell of having termed the police on him during his altercation with his roommate, which Burrell denied.

Burrell states Dash begun screaming “I’ll conquer the fuck out of you! You identified as the cops on me.” She refuted his promises, telling him she hadn’t referred to as the law enforcement, but thought the girl he experienced attacked experienced performed so.

Abruptly, Burrell says Dash started hitting her, dragging her by the hair, and pulling her down to the floor.

“I just recall making an attempt to fend for myself,” she suggests. “I didn’t even know what had took place.”

In addition to a number of abrasions and lacerations, Burrell was also hurt when Sprint little bit her on her backside, leaving a deep, tooth-indented wound in her flesh. Burrell provided Reduxx with a copy of her healthcare records, demonstrating she was dealt with for quite a few really serious accidents on her face, hand, thigh, and neck.

She was also administered vaccines from diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.

Owning received several phone calls from inhabitants in the neighborhood, law enforcement speedily arrived on the scene. Nevertheless, regulation enforcement did not make an endeavor to arrest Sprint, and as a substitute instructed Burrell to keep in her dwelling in get to prevent him.

One particular officer handed her his company card and told her to contact him should really Sprint endeavor to intimidate or harass her, and promised he would appear to her aid “immediately.”

The pursuing day, at 5 p.m. on March 17, she observed Dash in the park throughout the road from her window, “waving and yelling” at her and nodding his head “in a devious and sinister way.” In addition, Burrell was told by neighbors that he had been standing exterior her doorway the evening prior to, shouting, “Come out, bitch!”

Frightened, Burrell termed the law enforcement, but legislation enforcement did not get there at her home for one more hour and a fifty percent, even however she produced 3 calls inside of that period of time inquiring as to when the officers would arrive to her home.

“I also called my detective, and he hung up on me,” Burrell explained. She then individually visited the police precinct and spoke with a supervisor. “They had been extremely dismissive, very impolite, and didn’t care to listen to my story in total, fundamentally telling me there is nothing at all they can do,” she extra. “Why is it that this is an open circumstance, but this is not a priority for the detective to be asking me queries?”

Burrell extra that she was “disheartened and disappointed” because the only recommendation she experienced been furnished by police was to continue to be inside of her residence and not leave.

“I want to go to the keep to get food stuff, and I can’t do individuals factors because I am fearful for my daily life, due to the fact someone essentially desires to eliminate me,” she states.

On March 18, Burrell was advised to return to the precinct in get to discover Dash from a lineup picture. She requested a law enforcement escort, and was told to hold out for acceptance. As the working day handed, Burrell attempted to phone the officer handling her case, Detective Tyrone Woodson, but he did not answer. At 5 p.m., she sent an email asking for an update, and was despatched the photo, enabling her to discover her attacker to regulation enforcement.

Reduxx has reviewed an e-mail conversation among Burrell and the detective managing her circumstance exactly where she was advised that officers “can’t actively go after” Sprint, but rather that they assume her to make a report if he threatens her yet again.

“If you see this particular person, you are to continue just like you did ahead of,” wrote the detective. “When you phone 911 you permit them know that you have an energetic assault case from the matter, and he is preferred. The officers will appear to your area. Make guaranteed you permit them know you are in fear of what this person would do to you because he is aware of where you reside. They ought to be there in adequate time to apprehend them.”

Messages despatched from Aspen Burrell to NYPD

Burrell was disappointed, responding: “So youre not heading to get a warrant for their arrest? Im striving to press expenses. I am trapped in my dwelling until eventually I have to operate into them yet again? This is ill.”

In reaction, the detective wrote that the circumstance would be issued an “investigation card,” which is identical to a warrant.

“The only big difference is that our warrants groups simply cannot actively go right after them. This is not a Felony so they won’t be included. But once they are arrested you will be offered an Get Of Security and you will be ready to push expenses on the specific,” wrote the detective.

“Who is accountable for arresting them? I am not heading to be sitting down at my window waiting around for them to occur outdoors with a weapon this time. You want to phone me so I can right communicate with you,” Burrell mentioned.

“Im tremendous baffled as to how, who, when and wherever is meant to be preserving me appropriate now. A person is attempting to eliminate me and threatened my daily life. On best of that they are mentally unwell and can climb up my fire escape. What peace of mind are you supplying me?” she questioned. “I want them arrested, sir, I shouldnt have to do what you men really should be undertaking and thats apprehend this individual. How in actuality am I meant to discover them and then place myself in risk all over again to be strike and possibly killed?”

Burrell has introduced a GoFundMe, in search of the money signifies to use an attorney to enable her receive a restraining buy in opposition to Dash and navigate her interactions with NYPD, and so that she can depart the community as shortly as she can.

“If this human being does get arrested, they are most likely to be returned back residence inside two times to two weeks. So I have to get out of my residence now,” she mentioned. “I will need that income to go to new housing straight away on top rated of the clinical costs and the lawyer service fees.”

Burrell claims Dash has a historical past of assaulting gals, but any felony history he could have appears to have been obfuscated by his identity adjust.

Dash has been associated in hip-hop and rap for a selection of years, and briefly moved to the United Kingdom to launch an EP by means of Perth Documents in 2017 titled “Transphobic.”

The deal with of Dash’s 2017 EP “Transphobic.”

The album was positively profiled by The Guardian, with Dash getting introduced as a having difficulties “black trans woman” who feared for his lifetime although dwelling in the United States.

“When Im in The usa, I just really feel like the transphobia is real the homophobia is actual anything is just like real. Its so anti I definitely cant with The united states,” Sprint mentioned in the course of the job interview.

In Oct of 2017, Dash introduced a solitary titled “Queen Of This Shit.” The song skyrocketed in attractiveness, afterwards currently being highlighted on the soundtrack for HBO’s hit demonstrate, Euphoria.

Reduxx has attained out to the NYPD Push Desk and Detective Woodson for a lot more info on what NYPD is undertaking to guard Burrell, but did not listen to back again in time for this publication. The write-up may be current in the occasion a reaction is received.

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Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve is the Co-Founder of Reduxx, and the outlet’s Main Investigative Journalist with a concentrated fascination in pornography, sexual predators, and fetish subcultures. She is the creator of the podcast Women’s Voices, which characteristics news commentary and interviews with regards to women’s legal rights.