Breaking news: Guilty verdict in Zapata case

Posted on 22 Apr 2009 at 3:16pm

I don’t have any details yet, but CNN.com has a “breaking news” headline saying that Allen Andrade has been convicted of first degree murder in the beating death of trans teen Angie Zapata.

Andrade’s lawyers had argued, in the classical “trans panic” defense, that he had just “snapped” after finding out that the person he had spent the night with was a biological male.

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