8. Gay Brooklyn boyfriend slain by automobile after becoming robbed and chased by four men.
Michael soft sand ended up being a gay 29-year-old black Brooklyn dude that one-night in October 2006 positioned in order to satisfy a 20-year-old white in color man named Anthony Fortunato near Plumb Beach, a favourite sailing destination. Sandy didna€™t anticipate to meet three other white in color guys along with Fortunato who designed to deprive your of marijuana. A few apparently began assaulting Sandy, exactly who operated onto the gear Parkway and would be smitten lifeless by a car.
Illegal chargesa€”with hate-crime innovationsa€”were registered against all criminals. Fortunato tried exclusive protection, declaring he was a closeted homosexual male therefore couldna€™t possibly agree an anti-gay dislike criminal activity. It achievedna€™t get the job done.
Ashley LeVelle. (Marion Region Sheriffa€™s Division)
9. Fl woman and mens accomplice killing a person she found on a dating website.
On Christmas time nights 2011, Ashley LeVelle of Ocala, FL met with 27-year-old LaVar Watsona€”no, we dona€™t understand most of the a€?Lea€™sa€?