Thursday, 13 October 2011

Matthew Shepard was a student of the University of Wyoming who was tortured and murdered near Laramie,Wyoming, in October 1998. He was beaten on the night of October 7, and died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, on October 12, with many wounds in the head.

The true story of Matthew Shepard has been appointed to the movie theater made famous by director Roger Spottiswode "The Matthew Shepard Story ".
In October 1998, a student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie 21 years.

Matthew Shepard was lured from a campus bar by two men who say they are gay,
Matt without the suspect agreed to be taken to remote areas south of Laramie,
Wyoming and tied to a fence.

Two young men were persecuted mercilessly and brutally tortured him using the handle of the gun Matthew was unconscious. A mountain bike rider was found 18 hours after the brutal   persecution. Matt was taken to hospital Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, Colorado but unfortunately his injuries are so severe that he died six days later.

Two men Matthew killers, Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney filed. during the
court investigation, the witness said that Matthew had been in the drill because of their sexual orientation,Matthew Shepard murder brought national and international attention as an opinion on legislation at the state and federal.

After passing through the judicial process is arduous and harmful for the parents of Matthew,Henderson also received a life sentence in half while Mack-Kinney was sentenced to death. But the death penalty Mckinney finally reduced to 2 times life imprisonment. Nevertheless, the punishment of the two men have not been able to re-establish Matthew to his parents who loved him, Judy Shepard
and Dennis Shepard.


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