Attorney: Hate Crime Charges to Follow Guilty Pleas in Attack on Gay Man

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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May 31, 2012

As two men pleaded guilty Tuesday to beating a gay man outside a southwest Atlanta convenience store earlier this year, the attorney for one of them disclosed his client would be prosecuted under a federal hate crime statute.

Brandon White was assaulted and robbed on Feb. 4 in an attack that was recorded and posted online.

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