September 4, 2013

The death of Dean Moriah, a 41-year-old from Montego Bay, is again stirring fears over anti-gay violence in Jamaica after several attacks this summer.

Moriah was found naked and severely wounded early in the morning of Aug. 27 near his house, which had been set on fire. Though newspaper reports said his death resulted from a fight that “stemmed from a domestic quarrel,” LGBT advocates said it was a hate crime.