Killer of Trans Syracuse Woman: Guilty (Of a Hate Crime, Too)


It took six hours of deliberations over two days — and weighing in on allegations of witness tampering — for this upstate New York jury to come back with a verdict. And when it did, it read “guilty.” Dwight DeLee was today convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime in the slaying of trans woman Teish Cannon (Lateisha Green) of Syracuse. DeLee faces up to 25 years.