Victim(s), Age: Alain Brosseau, 33


Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Date of incident: August 21, 1989
Sunday


Incident: Murdered


Method: Thrown off a bridge


Reason for incident: Perceived to be gay


Perpetrator(s), Age: Jeffrey Lalonde, 18
Thomas MacDougall
4 Unnamed persons


Related incidents: 2 Unidentified persons

 
 
Additional information
  • Alain was not gay, but his attackers believed he was, solely because he happened to be walking home from work through a park that was apparently a gay cruising area
 

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