Josh Vallum, a member of the Latin Kings, received a sentence of 49 years Monday in the first-ever federal hate crime prosecution against a killer of a transgender person. He is already serving a life sentence on a state charge of murder.
Josh Vallum, a member of the Latin Kings, received a sentence of 49 years Monday in the first-ever federal hate crime prosecution against a killer of a transgender person. He is already serving a life sentence on a state charge of murder. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com File
Josh Vallum, a member of the Latin Kings, received a sentence of 49 years Monday in the first-ever federal hate crime prosecution against a killer of a transgender person. He is already serving a life sentence on a state charge of murder. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com File

Mississippi man sentenced in first-ever transgender hate crime trial

May 15, 2017 02:08 PM