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NEW YORK CITY: Elliot Morales Sentenced To 40 Years To Life For Hate Crime Murder Of Mark Carson

The New York Times reports: Days after a gunman killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida, the judge in a hate-crime murder case in New York invoked the massacre as he sentenced a man to 40 years to life in prison on Tuesday. The man, Elliot Morales, was convicted in March of murder as a hate crime for ...

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BREAKING: New York City Jury Finds Killer Of Gay Man Guilty Of Hate Crime Murder, Life Sentence Possible

The jury took less than a day to find him guilty. GOOD. Via the New York Daily News: A crazed killer was convicted Wednesday of gunning down an unarmed gay man in the West Village nearly three years ago — and the murder was deemed a hate crime. Elliot Morales, 36, now faces up to life in prison for the ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Confessed Killer Of Gay Man Calls Transgender Woman He Dated As Character Witness

This is an interesting development. The New York Post reports: A killer who shot a man on a Manhattan street after hurling gay epithets has a longtime transsexual lover who insists the defendant is no bigot. Elliot Morales, acting as his own lawyer for the hate-crime slaying of gay stranger Mark Carson, called as his first witness a former flame ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Jurors See Taped Confession In 2013 Hate Crime Killing Of Gay Man [VIDEO]

From the New York Post: Manhattan jurors were shown a cellphone video Thursday of homophobic killer Elliot Morales confessing to his crime before trying to lick the sidewalk in front of cops. “I fucking shot him dead!” Morales shouts, cackling, as several NYPD officers restrain him face-first on the pavement. “Diagnosis dead, doctor!” he continues, laughing to the police. “They ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Trial Finally Begins For Elliot Morales, Accused In West Village Hate Crime Slaying Of Gay Man

The trial has finally begun for Elliot Morales, who bragged and laughed to arresting officers after gunning down a gay black man, Mark Carson, on a West Village corner in May 2013. The New York Daily News reports: The best friend of a 32-year-old gay man killed by a hate-filled sicko in the West Village in 2013 tried in vain ...

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Case Against Killer Of Gay Man Imperiled By Lack of NYPD Miranda Warnings

It was two years ago next week that thousands of LGBT New Yorkers poured into the streets to protest the senseless murder of Mark Carson, 32, [photo], who was shot point-blank in the head after he said “yes” when asked if he was gay. The suspected killer, Elliot Morales, then 33, was apprehended immediately and reportedly laughed and boasted about ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Prosecutors Say “No Plea Deal” For Murderer Of Gay Man

In May 2013, Elliot Morales (left) chased Mark Carson, 32, out of a West Village restaurant and shot him point-blank in the head after calling him a “faggot.” Last week New York City prosecutors declared that they will never agree to a lesser sentence in return for a guilty plea. “I can assure you there is not now or will ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Lawyer For Killer Of Mark Carson To Present Insanity Defense

The lawyer for Elliot Morales, the man who murdered Mark Carson on a West Village street corner in May, said yesterday that he intends to present an insanity defense. Court-appointed defense lawyer Kevin Canfield served notice that he intends to present psychiatric evidence at trial. “It could be temporary insanity,” Canfield told reporters, declining to describe Morales’ reported mental state ...

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Mark Carson’s Killer Pleads Not Guilty

Even though he repeatedly boasted about the crime at the time of his arrest, today Elliot Morales (left) pleaded not guilty to the hate crime murder of Mark Carson, who was shot in the face on a West Village street last month. “He thought he was tough, and I shot him. It’s the last thing he’ll remember,” Elliot Morales, 33, ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Grand Jury Indicts Elliot Morales For Murder Of Mark Carson, Lawyer Claims Morales Was Sexually Abused As A Child

This afternoon a New York City grand jury formally indicted Elliot Morales (left) for the murder of Mark Carson. Multiple charges include second-degree murder as a hate crime. Morales’ lawyer pleaded “not guilty” even though Morales bragged about the murder during his arrest. The lawyer, Kevin Michael Canfield, later said Morales is not guilty of the slaying and is “devastated ...

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NYC Prosecutors: Killer Of Mark Carson Laughed And Boasted To Cops

New York City prosecutors reported yesterday that the killer of Mark Carson laughed and boasted about his crime during his arrest. “Yeah, I shot him in the head,” sneered Elliot Morales, 33, while “laughing on the ground” when cops were handcuffing him for shooting Mark Carson, 32, early Saturday morning. Morales today was held without bail on charges of second-degree ...

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