"You get the sense that maybe he wasn't seeing Angie as a person. Then you get an idea of the violence behind this act."
Crystal Middlestadt, director of Training and Education for the Colorado Anti-Violence Program, reacting to the details of the murder of MTF transgender Angie Zapata. Her overnight sex partner allegedly stated to policed that after beating Zapata, he'd thought he'd "killed it."(Denver Post)
[Allen Ray Andrade] told investigators that Zapata performed oral sex on him but wouldn't let him touch her, ... spent the night at Zapata's apartment, but in separate beds. ... Andrade noticed several photographs that led him to question Zapata's gender.... He grabbed Zapata's crotch area, felt male genitalia and became angry, the affidavit says. He told investigators that he took a fire extinguisher off a shelf, struck Zapata twice in the head... he covered Zapata with a blanket and started gathering evidence he thought might link him to the crime when he heard gurgling sounds and noticed Zapata was sitting up. That's when he picked up the fire extinguisher and hit her again....
Summary of Associated Press article based on the affidavit filed by the Greeley, CO police. Allen Ray Andrade, 31, allegedly killed Angie (Justin) Zapata, 18, after meeting her through the online social service MocoSpace. (Associated Press)