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Trial Begins Over Killling of LGBTQ & HIV Activist Zak Kostopoulos

Agence France Presse.The defendants have all been charged with causing “fatal bodily harm,” but Kostopoulos’ family wants the charges upped to homicide.Kostopoulos’ father testified that his son was killed in a “vengeful” attack due to being different. The activist's brother said that assailants targeted Kostopoulos for his sexual orientation. The six men say they are innocent.In 2018, Kostopoulos was locked in a jewelry store for still unknown reasons.

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