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Broward County murder will not be tried as hate crime listen

10/16/09 Lisa Marzilli
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Craig Cohen was walking home from a local diner in Oakland Park, just north of Fort Lauderdale, last April when he was attacked by a group of men. He was pushed to the ground and repeatedly kicked in the head until his skull was crushed. Cohen spent the next six months in a brain damaged coma and died Oct. 7th, never having regained consciousness. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said this week it will not investigate his death as a hate crime, despite requests from the man’s friend...

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