...was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 27th. Many websites are reporting that he or she was a victim of an apparent suicide.
According to the Huffington Post:
Los Angeles Times sports writer Mike Penner, who announced two years ago he was a transsexual and was changing his name to Christine Daniels, has died at age 52, the newspaper reported Saturday.
Penner was pronounced dead Friday at a hospital, said Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Brian Elias. He said coroner's officials hadn't yet performed an autopsy or issued an official cause of death.
The Times said in a story Saturday Penner was believed to have committed suicide. Penner had returned to using the name Mike Penner last year and was a Times columnist at the time of his death.
The last three years has been tough for Mike. In 2007, he decided to transition into Christine. In 2008, he changed his mind and decided to de-transition into Mike. Now, he has committed suicide...