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'Homophobic Attack' Kills Diplomat in Jamaica

'This is what will happen to all Gays,' warns note with body
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 11, 2009 1:44 AM CDT
'Homophobic Attack' Kills Diplomat in Jamaica
John Terry, a British honorary consul in northern Jamaica, was found beaten and strangeled in his Montego Bay home.   (AP Photo/Pat Roxborough-Wright)

(Newser) – A British diplomat was found severely beaten and strangled in his Jamaica home in what police believe was a homophobic attack, reports the Telegraph. A note was found with John Terry's body referring to the 65-year-old married father as gay, using a Jamaican slur. “This is what will happen to ALL gays," the note warned. Terry was found naked with a cord and clothing around his neck. He was honorary consul on the Caribbean island for 13 years.
(Read more Jamaica stories.)

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