Long Road Ahead…

“Two teens, accused of beating a gay teenage hairdresser to death in what the police claim was a homophobic attack have been charged with his murder. 18-year-old Michael Causer was set upon by three youths on Friday 25th July and suffered serious head injuries. Despite surgery to try to reduce swelling on his brain, he died at 2:30pm on Saturday 2nd August. Gavin Alker, 19 and James O’Connor, 19 formerly of Huyton, Merseyside, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court today.” [Pink News]