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Man Pleads Guilty in Jamaican Activist's Murder
2006-06-01

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by Andrew Davis

Dwight Hayden pleaded guilty in court May 3 to the murder of 59-year-old Jamaican gay-rights activist Brian Williamson, according to the Web site GCN.ie.

Williamson, president and founding member of the Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, all Sexuals and Gays, was stabbed 77 times in his apartment in New Kingston on June 9, 2004. Amnesty International has labeled the killing a hate crime.

Hayden was scheduled to be sentenced on May 19, RadioJamaica.com noted.


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