Nebraska cops are hunting three masked men who carved derogatory epithets into the body of an openly gay woman.
"Three men wearing masks, that's all the victim was able to provide," said Officer Katie Flood of the Lincoln Police Department.
"Derogatory terms associated with her sexual orientation were painted inside her home," the officer said. News reports state that crude words referring to her sexual orientation were carved into her body.
"We will not release what was written on her body," Flood said.
The woman, who is 33, was bound, gagged and mutilated early Sunday and the three attackers splashed the victim's home with gasoline and tried to set it on fire, scorching a floor, police reports state. Read more »