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No jail for man who beat transgender woman dancing with wife<
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SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to five years' probation for beating a transgender woman outside a club after she danced with his wife.
The Salem News reports that 43-year-old Benjamin Espino, of Lawrence, pleaded guilty Monday to three counts of assault and battery and a civil rights violation. As part of a plea deal, the civil rights violation will be d ...