Buckel, known for case about murdered transgender man portrayed in Boys Don’t Cry, alluded to fossil fuel protest to New York Times
A prominent gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in New York on Saturday, reportedly using fossil fuel in a protest against ecological destruction.
The charred remains of 60-year-old David Buckel were found by passers-by in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Police said he was pronounced dead at about 6.30am.
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/15/david-buckel-prominent-new-york-lgbt-lawyer-dies-after-setting-himself-on-fire
Author : Associated Press
Publish date : 15 April 2018 | 3:28 am
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