Thursday, July 11, 2019

Man Sentenced To 30 Months For Religiously Motivated Hate Crime

The Department of Justice announced this week that Ohio resident Izmir Koch was sentenced to 30 months in prison after his conviction for carrying out a religiously motivated assault on a Jewish man. Koch was found guilty last December of violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, and of lying to the FBI about his role in the assault.