Hate Crimes: 69-Year-Old Happily Married Queens Man Stabbed To Death In Anti-Gay Attack After Allegedly Blowing Kisses At His Killer

- By Bossip Staff

Another day, another hate crime.

69-Year-Old Married Man Murdered In Anti-Gay Attack

Men who are secure in their manhood don’t kill other men who blow kisses.

According to The NY Daily News

A day laborer who allegedly says he murdered an elderly man because because he made a pass at him was blasted Tuesday as a stone-cold liar by the victim’s grieving widow.

Steven Torres, 22, told detectives he stabbed Ever Orozco, 69, because he was offended during a chance encounter on a Jackson Heights street Monday afternoon, police sources said.

“He (Torres) said the victim was blowing kisses to him. That’s what set him off,” a source said.

Torres also claimed Orozco touched himself, sources said.

But widow Alba Orozco, 64, said Torres got her husband all wrong.

“He loved women,’’ she said, showing off a photo of him celebrating his 65th birthday.

“This man who did this to him is a liar.”

The couple met in Colombia and married 15 years ago. The retired mechanic left behind two sons, Jeffrey, 38, and Harvin, 34, from a previous marriage.

Torres underwent a psychiatric exam at Elmhurst Hospital and is awaiting arraignment in Queens Criminal Court. He has no previous arrest record.

The confessed killer’s claim that Orozco had greeted his glance with a come-on was met with skepticism by detectives due to the fact Torres has also taken responsibility for stabbing a co-worker whom he says blew kisses at him at a construction site in Greenwich Village on Sept. 12.

Sad. Our prayers are definitely with Orozco’s family. SMH @ ol’ boy using folks blowing kisses as a reason to shank people!!!

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