Victim(s), Age: Steven Schumacher, 72


Location: Oakland Park, Florida


Date of incident: September 25, 2005
Sunday


Incident: Murdered


Method: Punched
Beaten with wood box


Reason for incident: Gay panic


Perpetrator(s), Age: Eric Kurt Patrick, 42


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Additional information
  • On Friday, October 9, 2009, Patrick was sentenced to death, after having been convicted of first-degree murder on Friday, February 20, 2009
  • December 6, 2012: The Supreme Court of Florida rejected Patrick's appeal and affirmed his first-degree murder conviction AND his death sentence
 

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