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Home of Interracial Couple in Ohio Torched in Apparent Hate Crime

HeadlineAug 09, 2019
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Image Credit: Twitter: @OhioFire

In Wayne County, Ohio, local police and the FBI are investigating an explosion and house fire as a possible hate crime, after racist graffiti and a swastika were found painted at the scene. The house, in the town of Sterling, south of Cleveland, is home to an interracial couple. They were not at home early Wednesday morning at the time of the fire, which devastated the property.

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