- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 8, 2016

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A 27-year-old central New York man who had a conviction for manslaughter as a hate crime tossed out by an appeals court has been charged again with the same crime.

An indictment was unsealed Wednesday in Onondaga County Court against Dwight R. DeLee, charging him in the 2008 shooting death of Lateisha Green, a transgender woman.

DeLee was convicted in 2009 on the manslaughter as a hate crime charge and sentenced to 25 years in prison. But jurors did not convict him of ordinary manslaughter and that verdict was overturned on appeal.

New York’s highest court allowed prosecutors to resubmit the case to a grand jury.

DeLee is being held in jail without bail. He’s due back to court June 20 for a report on who will be his attorney.

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