16-year-old Scottish teen may have been killed for being gay
A 16-year-old gay Scottish teenager was killed last week whos friends believe it was a homophobic attack.
Jack Frew was found dead last Thursday near a cycle path in East Killbride after being knifed to death. According to Pink News, his throat was slashed.
According to the BBC, 17-year-old Craig Roy was arrested in connection with the death. He was charged with the murder. After appearing in court, he made no plea or declaration.
Calum Murray, 16, who was a friend of Jack, said: “We think it has been a homophobic incident. It is absolutely disgusting.”
According to The Daily Record, the police are investigating claims that before Jack was killed, he was targeted by bullies for being gay.
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