FONTANA ( — Fontana Police Detectives have named a suspect in the murder of a transgender woman beaten to death on Tuesday.

Domonique Newburn was found dead in her apartment in the 7900 block of Bennett Avenue.

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Domonique Newburn (credit: DMV)

Domonique Newburn (credit: DMV)

Witnesses said a shirtless black male fled the scene in the victim’s car.

The vehicle — a black Mercedes — was later recovered about 13 miles from the crime scene.

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Detectives served search warrants at two residences in San Bernardino Thursday. Several subjects were detained and some evidence was also collected.

Officials are looking for suspect Dantjier Powell, an 18-year-old San Bernardino resident. He is possibly trying to leave the state, maybe on a bus. He is described as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 155 pounds with an average build and dark complexion. He is believed to be with Jamie Nicole Cotton, a 25-year-old black female who lives in Highland. She is described as 5 feet 8 inches, about 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

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Any information regarding the whereabouts of either Powell or Cotton should be directed to the Fontana Police at (909) 356-TIPS.