Matthew Shepard

Matthew Shepard

American student and murder victim
Matthew Wayne Shepard was a gay American student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten, tortured, and left to die near Laramie on the night of October 6, 1998.Wikipedia
BornDecember 1, 1976
HometownCasper, Wyoming, United States
Height5'2" (1.57m)
ParentsJudy Shepard , Dennis Shepard

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Bailed denied for man who kicked woman unto tracks on Red Line

  • Bail was denied Wednesday for a man accused of kicking a 23-year-old woman onto the tracks Tuesday while a CTA Red Line train was approaching. The court hearing was broadcast on YouTube where the defendant was summoned as Donald Jackson though he was charged under an alias, Ashley Doss. Prosecutors said shortly after 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, the woman was standing on the CTA platform in the 800 ...


Parents of Murdered Gay Student Matthew Shepard Criticize Attorney General Barr Over LGBT Rights

The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student murdered in 1998, assailed Attorney General William Barr for what they called hypocrisy on LGBT rights during a Justice Department ceremony commemorating a hate-crimes law named after their son.
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