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Local News On “Gay Panic” Marine Attack

Here’s local Tampa news covering the “gay panic” claim of USMC reservist Jasen Bruce, who attacked a Greek Orthodox priest with a tire iron.

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Tampa: Marine Beats Greek Priest With Tire Iron, Claims Gay Panic

USMC Reservist Jasen Bruce, 28, who moonlights as a beefcake model, yesterday beat a robed Greek Orthodox priest with a tire iron, claiming the man had groped him sexually and said “Alluha Akbar.” The priest, who speaks little English, says he was lost and asking for directions. Later Bruce recanted his claim that the priest spoke Arabic to him and …

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