Services arranged for slain transgender woman

Acklin Funeral Home. Photo: Google street view.

Funeral and wake arrangements for Paige Clay, a transgender woman who was found shot to death on the city’s West Side April 16, have been set for later this week.

A wake for Clay will be held at Acklin Funeral Home, 1325 W. 87th St., on Friday May 4 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Funeral services will be held shortly after, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Over 160 people are expected to attend a rally to remember and demand justice for Clay on May 1. The rally, Justice for Paige, will be held at TaskForce Prevention Services, 9 N. Cicero Ave., and will begin at 6:30 p.m.