Carlos Castro

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Castrated Reporter's Ashes Scattered Over NYC Subway

Sisters claim they had permission

(Newser) - In an unusual burial ritual, relatives scattered the ashes of a castrated murder victim over a Manhattan sidewalk grate to the subway below. Two sisters of 65-year-old Portuguese journalist Carlos Castro sprinkled his remains over a Times Square station. They said they had permission to scatter the ashes there, but...

Model: I Used Corkscrew to Castrate Gay Journo

Alleged lover wanted to cure journalist of 'homosexual demons'

(Newser) - Revolting details have emerged in the slaying of journalist and gay activist Carlos Castro—Renato Seabra, his confessed killer, told police he castrated Castro with a corkscrew before leaving him to die in a Manhattan hotel room. Seabro said that he did so in order to "get rid of...

Portuguese TV Journalist Murdered, Castrated in NYC

Young companion of Carlos Castro is in police custody

(Newser) - Grisly slaying in New York City: Employees at a posh Times Square hotel found the body of a Portuguese TV journalist and gay activist in his room. Carlos Castro, 65, had been bludgeoned in the head and castrated, and police arrested his young companion—a male model who had been...

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