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Officials: Transgender teen's grisly death not a hate crime

 

September 28, 2017



HOUSTON, Mo. (AP) — Some of Ally Lee Steinfeld's burned remains were found in a bag in a rural southern Missouri chicken coop. Authorities say both of the transgender teen's eyes had been gouged out and she had been stabbed in the genitals.

As questions swirl about why the quiet 17-year-old was killed in such a ghastly manner, authorities aren't saying what led to the killing. But they dismiss the possibility the death was a hate crime.

Authorities identified the remains as those of Joseph Matthew Steinfeld Jr. — Ally Lee Steinfeld's birth name. They were found last week in the town of...



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