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Trio Of New York’s Gay Bashing Suspects All Plead Not Guilty

Staten Island’s Matthew Francis, 21 (pictured), and Christopher Orlando, 17, pleaded not guilty to charges of assault and attempted robbery as hate crimes stemming from the Oct. 3 West Village bar bathroom gay bashing of Benjamin Carver. Separately, Queens’ Frederick Giunta, 25, also pleaded not guilty on charges of attacking Julius bartender Greg Davis on Oct. 11 while screaming racist and anti-gay slurs.