June 01, 2009

ID: Kolestani - "I murdered Ehsan"

From the Times-News:

Refugee from Iran admits to murder

(Nastaran /) Majid Kolestani fought to wear women's clothes during a murder trial, but in the end, won't dress for it at all. The 42-year-old transgender Iranian refugee who identifies as a woman pleaded guilty on Monday in Twin Falls 5th District Court to first-degree murder in a plea agreement that will likely send Kolestani to prison for 18 years to life...

1 Comment:

Yakima_Gulag said...

This is a really strange case, really sad. Incidentally the Iranian government PAYS most of the costs of sex reassignment there was a deal about it on NPR not so long ago, but most cases are female to male.