And finally, an initial ruling said that Brandon was partially responsible for his own death even though the two murderers literally broke into a house in the middle of the night and shot and killed three unarmed people. Everything and I mean EVERYTHING about this .
Despite ample evidence, Laux neglected to apprehend and charge Lotter and Nissen, giving them the opportunity to plan and execute Brandon's murder twenty years ago today on December 31,
In fact, investigators found no fingerprints, footprints or tire tracks to link Lotter to the crime scene. A hair found on Brandon’s wrist wasn’t his.
Teena’s violent death, along with the murder of Matthew Shepard, led to increased lobbying for hate crime laws in the United States. The Life of Brandon Teena. Teena was born Teena Renae Brandon in Lincoln, Nebraska, the younger of two children to Patrick and JoAnn Brandon. After the Humboldt murders, Laux and Douglas Merz, the Richardson County attorney, scrambled to explain why they had not arrested Nissen and Lotter after Teena Brandon’s Christmas Day complaint.
Three people were murdered in the wee hours of 31 December Lisa Lambert, Phillip DeVine and Brandon Teena. If you need a refresher, you can search the internet for coverage of the murders as.
The Inconvenient Truth about Teena Brandon. Carolyn Gage Teena Brandon is remembered today as the female-to-male, transgender victim of a brutal murder motivated by transphobia. When she was eighteen years old, three years before her death, she had been admitted to a crisis center as a result of a drug overdose, which may have been intentional. Aug 23, · 'Boys Don't Cry' - Brandon Teena is shot and stabbed to death Cena de 'Boys Don't Cry' - Brandon é assassinado.