- Christine Weston Chandler is at the moment in quarantine at a VA Jail after being charged with incest.
- Chandler is a transgender girl.
- Chandler was charged with incest after a name leaked alleging she had intercourse together with her mom.
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On-line creator Christine Weston Chandler, identified on-line as Chris Chan, is in quarantine as a result of COVID-19 protocols on the Central Virginia Regional Jail after she was arrested on an incest cost, in response to the jail’s Captain Hoffman. Regardless of being a transgender girl, the jail has categorized Chandler as male, Hoffman confirmed to Insider.
“I’ve had an interplay with inmate Chandler and it has been nice,” Captain Hoffman informed Insider in response to a query about Chandler’s well-being. “Every thing is okay.”
Chandler is being charged with one depend of incest after an individual presupposed to be Chandler detailed sexual relations together with her 79-year-old mom on a leaked audio recording.
On Sunday, Chandler was arrested outdoors of a Charlottesville resort and was initially being held on the Henrico County Jail. The arrest was live-streamed by Ethan Ralph, host of the net present the Ralph Retort. Chandler has been the topic of on-line trolls and harassment for years, and her latest arrest has spike curiosity round her.
She was transferred to the Central Virginia Regional Jail on Wednesday the place she has resided since.
The Central Virginia Regional Jail couldn’t affirm whether or not Chandler’s bond had been set as of Wednesday. Courtroom information reviewed by Insider didn’t embrace lawyer info or an upcoming courtroom look.
Regardless of Chandler being a transgender girl, she has been categorized as male in jail
On Thursday morning, Chandler’s gender categorization on the VINE custody request system was modified from feminine to male. The VINE system transmits jail and jail information to the general public to be able to present standing updates to households and events. Hoffman didn’t present a motive for the change.
The Daily Mail reported that Chandler was to be “housed with ladies inmates,” although the jail didn’t affirm that to Insider.
In keeping with courtroom information obtained by Insider, Chandler legally modified her title from Christian to Christine in Could 2016.
In keeping with a 2012 survey from LAMBDA Authorized, 60% of trans or gender-nonconforming respondents stated they have been positioned in a gendered unit that did not match their identities.
Incarcerated trans persons are over 9 instances extra more likely to be assaulted or abused by different prisoners, in response to a survey from the National Center for Transgender Equality.
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