Not Guilty Pleas Entered For 75-Year-Old In Fatal Stabbing

(GARY) – A judge has entered not guilty pleas on behalf of a 75-year-old self-described retired drag queen charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of a man in northwestern Indiana who allegedly used a gay slur during a dispute.


The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports Edward Miller appeared Wednesday before Lake Criminal Court Judge Diane Boswell. His lawyer Casey McCloskey describes the case as unusual.
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Police responded March 26 to an apartment building in Gary and found 64-year-old Carlos Johnson, who had multiple stab wounds. Police say he was taken to a hospital and died. Officers followed a trail of blood from a hallway and found Miller.
An affidavit says that Miller told police he and Johnson were drinking and arguing when Johnson used the slur and called him a “whore.”
Information from: The Times, http://www.nwitimes.com

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