Crime

Man Sentenced To Death After Murdering Gay Couple

A Florida man has been sentenced to death for the “cold, calculated and premeditated” murder of a married gay couple in South Florida.

Peter Avsenew, 33, was found guilty last November on two counts of first-degree murder for the 2010 deaths of Kevin Powell, 52, and Stephen Adams, 47. A jury voted unanimously in January for the death penalty, and a judge earlier this week granted their recommendation.

Pastor and Politician Arrested For 26 Felony Counts of Sex With Underage Males

Via News Cleveland5:

A Conneaut Councilman is behind bars for more than two dozen charges of sexual misconduct.

Phillip Garcia, 63, was arrested and taken to the Ashtabula County Jail on Tuesday, according to employees at the sheriff's office.

Court documents revealed that Garcia is being held on 26 felony charges.

The 26-count indictment includes five counts of rape, four counts of corruption of a minor and two counts of sexual conduct with a minor. He was also indicted on 15 felony counts of compelling prostitution.

Hospital Security Guard Charged With Having Sex With Woman's Corpse

Authorities say a security guard at a Tennessee hospital had sex with a dead woman's body.

News outlets reported Thursday that 23-year-old Cameron Wright is charged with abuse of a corpse. An affidavit says at least two people saw Wright having sex with a woman's corpse in a body storage room at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis says in a statement that Wright has since been fired. Police say Wright has admitted to the crime.

The hospital says Wright had undergone a background check and was contracted through U.S. Security Associates.

Man Who Put Hidden Camera In Men's Bathroom Claims He Was "Sex Starved"

Dominic Hendy, 28, claimed a 12-month dating drought and lack of intimacy had led to him hiding the device behind toilet rolls to film the cubicle’s users.

Hendy, of Bow, pleaded guilty to voyeurism by installing equipment to observe others for his sexual gratification at Hawker House, a huge indoor street-food night market in Canary Wharf, on July 12.

His lawyer Alexander Goscimski told Camberwell Green magistrates’ court: “He was without sexual contact for a year and felt stressed and was not thinking straight.”

Man Who Killed His Gay Classmate Was "Confused About His Own Sexuality" Lawyer Says

A 21-year-old California man accused of killing his gay former classmate struggled with his own sexuality and autism spectrum disorder, which caused him to fall in with an online group of white supremacists, his attorney said Wednesday.

Samuel Woodward, 21, has been charged with first-degree murder with a hate crime enhancement for killing someone because of their sexual orientation in the death of 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein. If he’s convicted, Woodward could be sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Man Claims Classical Music Gay Couple David Daniels and Scott Walters Drugged and Raped Him

 An up-and-coming baritone singer alleges he was drugged and violently raped in 2010 by two of opera/classical music’s shining stars, David Daniels and Scott Walters.

Daniels, 52, the most famous countertenor in the world, has been a favorite of the Metropolitan Opera, while his now-husband Walters, 36, is a respected conductor.

The couple is so highly regarded that they were married in 2014 by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Three Men Charged With Having Sex With 12 Animals

Three men are accused of having sex with at least 12 animals in Munson, Pennsylvania several times a week over the past four to five years.

Matthew Brubaker, 31, Terry Wallace, 41, and Marc Measnikoff, 34, are accused of having sexual relations with at least 9 female horses, a cow, a goat, and several dogs. Police say this happened on their property on Mouse Lane.

A teenage boy, also living on the property, was reportedly forced to assist the men with restraining the animals while they engaged in their acts.

Transwoman Says Man She Met On PlentyofFish Stabbed Her After Meeting

A Transwoman says she was stabbed by a man she met on Plenty Of Fish.  IsTenia Williams said she and the man began chatting on Plenty Of Fish and decided to meet.  She says she explained that she was a transwoman before they met up.  Things changed when he arrived.  Read her account below:

Racist Woman Physically Assaults Gay Man While Hurling Racial and Homophobic Slurs

A gay man says he was enjoying a quiet night out when a racist homophobe attacked him.  Nicholas says he and a friend were leaving the Rock & Rye Bar in the Federal Hill District of Providence, Rhode Island when he was viciously attacked.  In a facebook post he describes the ordeal:

Straight Stripper At Gay Night Club Stabs Male Roomate 16 Times Over Unwanted Sexual Advances

Via NYPost:

A musclebound fitness model who came to New York to make cash dancing at a gay strip club landed in cuffs after he tried to kill his roommate who he claims hit on him, authorities said Wednesday.

Geoffrey Tracy, 25, of Gilroy, Calif., allegedly stabbed 50-year-old Gregory Kanczes 16 times after the older man tried to grab his privates, according to police and a source close to the case.