The Plain Dealer Ignores their commitment to follow the AP Style Guide 8 HOURS latter

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Eight hours after The Plain Dealer pledged to follow the AP Style guide following their horrendous reporting of transgender woman Cemia’s murder they published this problematic article breaking there word.

The Plain Dealer, OH, USA

Olmsted Township police, FBI arrest Parma man in murder of Carl Edward Acoff, Jr.

By Mark Holan, Sun News

on May 04, 2013 at 8:39 PM, updated May 04, 2013 at 8:49 PM

OLMSTED TOWNSHIP — A Parma man was arrested this morning for the murder of Carl Edward Acoff, Jr., the 20-year-old man whose body was found in a pond on Mackenzie Road April 17.

Andre L. Bridges, 36, is being held in Olmsted Township jail following his arrest by Olmsted Township police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Fugitive Task Force.

Acoff was reported missing by his family in late March, and his body was found by a resident who lives in the apartment next to the retention pond. There were multiple stab wounds in his body, and achain and a concrete block were attached to his waist.

There is still an active investigation going on with this case, according to Olmsted Township Police Chief John Minek.

© 2013 Cleveland Live LLC. All rights reserved

http://www.cleveland.com/olmsted/index.ssf/2013/05/olmsted_township_police_fbi_ar.html

The link no longer works but the damage is irrevocable, setting back coverage of transgender murders twenty years.

Multiple articles similar to this calling Cemia a man and ignoring she was transgender have appeared some word for word since the Plain Dealer published this article.

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