Found May 02, 2013 on Stepien Rules:
  In Olmsted Township, Ohio, just about half an hour drive from downtown Cleveland, the brutally murdered body of a 20 year old transgendered woman was found tied to a concrete block and left in a pond to rot.  The body was naked from the waist down, clad only in brassiere, a tank top and a small black jacket, motionless, looking, as one observer explained, more like a mannequin than a human being.   A mannequin punctured repeatedly with stab wounds. The body was actually discovered on April 17, 2013, but it wasn’t until Monday that the police were able to identify Carl Acoff as the person tied to that concrete block.   The media didn’t do Acoff any favors, either.  When a local reporter wrote about the story, Acoff’s murder read more like a study of the victim’s criminal history and an author’s confusion about gender pronouns than answers to the real questions.  What happened, how did it happen, how were other’s lives effected.  It’s still dangerous for people to find o...
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