Menu

InstagramTwitterYouTubeFacebookSnapchat
Globe Icon
Join and support LGBT+ journalism

Join

and support
LGBT+ journalism

Community

Man arrested over murder of US gay pride activist

James Park May 2, 2011

Police in Elmira, New York state, have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a local gay rights activist, Clinton ‘Billy’ Lewis, who was also the owner of Club Chill, a local gay bar.

Police say that they responded to reports of gun fire and located Lewis inside his home, which is a few blocks from the gay bar he owned.

Louis M Duffy of Horseheads, New York state, has been charged with second degree murder and held in remand. No details of the motive have been made available to the media.

Lewis helped organise gay pride events in the town.

Comments are suspended for this story due to legal reasons.

More: Americas, Clinton 'Billy' Lewis, Louis Duffy

Click to comment

Swipe sideways to view more posts!

Dismiss

Loading ...

Close icon