Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Gruesome murder of gay teen in Puerto Rico

Posted in: International Daily News

By GayNZ.com Daily News Staff - 18th November 2009

Gay Puerto Rican teenager Jorge Steven Lopez's body was found decapitated, dismembered and partially burned in a murder scene which has sent shockwaves across the island.

Friends became concerned after the 19-year-old didn't turn up to meet them at a popular gay nightclub at the weekend. "The last thing we said to each other was that we would meet at a club and he would come with other friends... but he never came," Lopez's friend Luis Rivera told local media.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder, and police are looking at the possibility that it was a homophobic hate crime. Read complete article - By GayNZ.com Daily News Staff

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