Tag Archives: Lateisha Green

LaTeisha Green’s Killer Gets Max

The murderer of Syracuse, New York transwoman Lateisha Green has received the maximum sentence of 25 years. Dwight DeLee, the defendant in Onondaga County’s first hate-crime homicide prosecution, was sentenced this morning to the maximum penalty of 25 years in prison. DeLee, 20, of Gifford St., was convicted last month of first-degree manslaughter as a hate crime for fatally shooting …

Read More »

Hate Crime Verdict In Lateisha Green Trial

Despite a tumultuous trial that included threatened witnesses and recanted testimonies, the killer of New York transwoman Lateisha Green has been found guilty of manslaughter as a hate crime. The Task Force reacts: “This verdict sends a strong message that hate violence will not be condoned. How many more like Lateisha Green must spill blood before our society says no …

Read More »

Lateisha Green Murder Trial Begins Today

The trial of the murderer of transwoman Lateisha Green begins today in Syracuse, New York. Prosecutors hope to get a conviction with a hate crimes embellishment. It was no secret to friends and family that Lateisha Green was born a boy. She had been living mostly as a female since age 16. On a Friday night last November, Green — …

Read More »