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Man Charged in Death of Openly Gay Mayoral Candidate in Mississippi, Sherriff’s Office Says

posted on March 1, 2013

The Associated Press reports that a man has been charged in the murder of Marco McMillian, a 34 year-old African-American and openly gay mayoral candidate in Mississippi. Jarod Keith, McMillian’s campaign manager said that “McMillian’s campaign was noteworthy because he may have been the first openly gay man to be a viable candidate for public office in Mississippi.” 

Read at The Washington Post