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Peter Keeley Grindr killing nsw teenager

Prosecutor says teens, not drugs, killed Peter Keeley

Crown prosecutor Nerrisa Keay told the NSW Supreme Court today that injuries allegedly inflicted by three teenage boys caused the death of a Canberra man. Earlier, defence lawyers suggested that drugs contributed significantly to the death of Peter Keeley. A dog walker found 56-year-old Peter Keeley’s body in bushland in the small NSW town of …

Nohemi Medina Martinez Yulizsa Ramirez murder of lesbian couple

Protests following torture and murder of lesbian couple

Protestors took to the streets of a Mexican town on Thursday following the torture and murder of a young lesbian couple. The bodies of Nohemi Medina Martinez and Yulizsa Ramirez were dumped beside a highway last week. The two women had been tortured, murdered and dismembered during a visit to Ciudad Juárez to visit family. …

Tongan LGBTIQ+ activist poli kefu

Man charged with murder of Tongan LGBTIQ+ activist Poli Kefu

Police took a man into custody on Saturday night following the murder of Tongan LGBTIQ+ activist Poli Kefu. The much-loved activist was president of the Tongan Leitis Association — a trans advocacy group. He also worked for the Tongan Red Cross Society. A suspect surrendered to police on Saturday night. A homicide investigation began earlier, …

Jennifer Laude Joseph Scott Pemberton murder of trans woman

Joseph Scott Pemberton pardoned for murder of trans woman

President Duterte of the Philippines yesterday issued a pardon for US marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. A court sentenced Pemberton to 10 years jail in 2015 for the murder of trans woman Jennifer Laude. Pemberton murdered Jennifer Laude in a motel room near a former US navy base northwest of Manila. Jennifer met him on a …

Anthony Stott

More bizarre details revealed in death of Anthony Stott

A report in Brisbane’s Sunday Mail adds more bizarre details to the circumstances leading up to the death in February of Brisbane teacher Anthony Stott. However, the information, obtained from a police brief, provides no explanation for Anthony’s out of character behaviour before his death. Nor does it provide any rational reasons for the actions …

Bruce McArthur serial killer

Alleged Serial Killer Of Gay Men Accused Of Murdering Eighth Victim

Toronto police have charged alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur with an eighth murder, as investigators comb through cold cases looking for more possible victims. Bruce McArthur was arrested on January 18 in connection with the disappearances of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, two men who went missing from Toronto’s local gay district the Gay Village. …

gay hate crime

GAY HATE CRIME: TWO JAILED FOR MURDER

The judge sentences two homophobic murderers to life behind bars for beating a gay man to death in a Perth public toilet. Warren Gerard Batchelor, 48, died in hospital two days after the brutal gay hate crime in November 2013. Mark Taylor, 43, and Daniel Wade Jones, 37, must serve a minimum of 21 years …

scott johnson gay hate crime

Fresh inquest into death of Scott Johnson in1988

The New South Wales Coroner’s Court will conduct a third inquest into the death of Scott Johnson. Scott died on Sydney’s northern beaches in 1988 in a suspected gay hate crime. At the time, the police deemed the 27-year-old’s death a suicide. The initial coroner accepted the police judgement without any reservation. Scott Johnson’s family: …