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US: Gay man killed after Grindr meet-up

Wed 7 May 2014 In: International News

Dino Dizdarević A 25-year-old Philadelphia man has been murdered after driving to a nearby city meet a man he’d been in contact with on gay hook-up app Grindr. Philadelphia Magazine reports the body of Dino Dizdarević was discovered in a lot in Chester on 1 May. The local District Attorney says he’d been strangled and sustained “multiple blunt-force trauma injuries to the face.” Dizdarević was in an open relationship with his boyfriend, and had told him he was driving to Chester to meet a man he'd met on Grindr. His boyfriend filed a missing person’s report when he didn’t hear from him. Philadelphia Magazine says so far no arrests have been made in the case, and it is not being investigated as a hate crime – however authorities say they are looking at every possibility.     

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Wednesday, 7th May 2014 - 11:23am

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