publication date: Sunday, April 19, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Victims

clue: This hate crime victim wouldn't have been one if we hated crime more than we hate certain victims.

explanation: Zapata, a transsexual, was murdered after a sexual encounter. The trial, which began just before this goo was published, was hailed as a landmark case in hate crime prosecution. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, and Jason Lemler


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