Dupont Circle Obituaries

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  • Oct 27, 2018 | via On Top Magazine 

    20 Years After Murder, Matthew Shepard Laid To Rest ...

    The remains of Matthew Shepard - the 21-year-old gay student who was brutally murdered in 1988 - were interred Friday at the Washington National Cathedral. Shepard, a University of Wyoming student, was brutally murdered in 1988 by two men he met in a gay bar.

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  • Oct 26, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Matthew Shepard, LGBTQ movement symbol, laid to rest...

    Slain LGBTQ movement symbol Matthew Shepard will finally be laid to rest at Washington National Cathedral 20 YEARS after being robbed, pistol-whipped and tied to a fence just because he was gay Matthew Shepard, 21, died in Wyoming in October 1998 after two men targeted him because he was gay, then robbed and savagely beat him The ashes of Matthew Shepard, whose brutal murder in the 1990s became a rallying cry for the gay rights movement, will be laid to rest in Washington National Cathedral. Matthew's remains have been kept by his family in Wyoming, where the 21-year-old, gay college student was killed 20 years ago in 1998.

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