By Arthur Brice, CNN
November 17, 2009 3:24 p.m. EST
(CNN) -- A suspect has been arrested in the slaying of a 19-year-old Puerto Rican man found Friday decapitated, dismembered and partially burned, police said Tuesday.
The U.S. gay community is asking authorities to investigate whether the slaying was a hate crime because the victim, Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado, was gay, said Pedro Julio Serrano of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
"The brutality of the slaying… Continue
Posted on November 17, 2009 at 1:49pm