Alabama Officer Suspended For Homophobic Comments About Teen Who Died By Suicide

Maria Perez
Apr 26, 2019 - 5:00
Alabama Officer Suspended For Homophobic Comments About Teen Who Died By Suicide

A sheriff’s deputy from Alabama has been placed on administrative leave after making homophobic comments about a teen who died by suicide in a Facebook post on Sunday. Madison County Deputy Jeff Graves commented on an Alabama TV station’s Facebook post that was raising awareness of the bullying of LGBTQ people following the death of 15-year-old Nigel Shelby, Al.com reported. In the post that has since been deleted, Graves wrote that he was “seriously offended”...

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2 Replies to “Alabama Officer Suspended For Homophobic Comments About Teen Who Died By Suicide”

  1. I’m happy he was suspended. Though he should be fired and humiliated. Zero tolerance. I would really love to see more content in your articles that makes them more than just news – some back stories on the subjects, reactions from parties involved, etc.

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