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Homeless man with lengthy rap
sheet is prime suspect in fatal
beating of transgender woman

New York Daily News, by Shayna Jacobs, Molly Crane-Newman *

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Posted By:Ribicon, 5/19/2017 9:23:41 PM

A homeless man with a lengthy criminal past is the prime suspect in the fatal beating of a transgender woman in Chelsea, the Daily News has learned. Medics found Brenda Bostick, 59, on the ground with severe head trauma on Seventh Ave. near 29th St. at 10:30 p.m. on April 25. The homeless woman was discovered just a few blocks from the W. 25th St. shelter where she had been staying, sources said. She died Thursday at Bellevue Hospital, and her death has been ruled a homicide. (Snip) Investigators say Griffin, who’s been arrested 28 times, bashed Bostick’s head with a pipe.

* Laura Dimon, Graham Rayman, Ginger Adams Otis, and John Annese

Scenes from the open-air Rotten Apple insane asylum. No mention of the standard hate crime enhancement, as the oft-arrested assailant also is of a protected and honorable breed.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball, 5/19/2017 10:00:36 PM     (No. 11259243)

*It´s* not a *she*.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 5/19/2017 10:15:47 PM     (No. 11259249)

Cross dressing dude killed by homeless man with lengthy rap sheet. There I fixed the headline.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: velirotta, 5/19/2017 11:35:28 PM     (No. 11259314)

I´m not clear on this. Was the victim a man changed to a woman, or a real woman changed to a man? On second thought, don´t tell me. I don´t want to know.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/20/2017 1:05:44 AM     (No. 11259375)

If the victim had not been a transgender, would this crime have made the news?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 5/20/2017 1:30:56 AM     (No. 11259391)

Guy dressed up like a woman....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/20/2017 4:52:49 AM     (No. 11259465)

de Blasio´s NYC cesspool. Which one of his voting base will he pretend to have sympathy with? The homeless guy who will vote 10 times for him or the guy pretending to be a woman who will vote 10 times for him?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stymie82, 5/20/2017 9:58:37 AM     (No. 11259702)

Was probably a budding storybook romance until Griffin noticed the dangly bits ´neath the miniskirt. An old story in the neighborhood near the Ramrod Lounge.

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