Tag: Gay Panic Defense

When is a Hate Crime Not a Hate Crime? – When SAPD Investigates

The San Antonio Police Department has refused to investigate the murder of Troy Martinez Clattenberg as a hate crime in spite of a confession from his murderer, Cody Carmichael, wherein Carmichael stated to police that he shot Clattenburg because the victim made sexual advances toward him.


March 20, 2010 21

San Antonio Man Murdered for Making Sexual Advances on Another Man

A San Antonio man was murdered in front of a local bar after he allegedly made a sexual advance toward another man. Enrique Santos, 22, has confessed to the murder of 50 year old, Jorge Sgetelmeg, stating that a fight broke out after Sgetelmeg purchased some beer for Santos. According to Santos’ confession and affidavit, Sgetelmeg and he were sharing the beer in his SUV. Sgetelmeg made a sexual advance at Santos and Santos punched him several times in the face before removing a rock from his pocket and hitting him several more times – then chocking the man with a neck tie.


November 14, 2009 2

Preliminary Hearings Underway for Larry King’s Murderer.

Brandon McInerney, the teenager who allegedly murdered Larry King after King declared, “Baby, I love you,” to him, faced a day in the courtroom. During the pretrial hearing, Oxnard Police Sergeant Kevin Baysinger, told the court:

“Brandon said if he ever wanted to kill anybody, his dad had a bunch of guns and he had the capability.”

He went on to say that the investigation also revealed that McInerney told one of Larry’s friends before the murder to:

“Tell Larry goodbye because you’re not going to see him again.”


July 21, 2009 1