NCAVP mourns the death of Kevin Thompson, 46, in Carrick, PA. According to local media reports, Thompson’s body was found in a shed behind his home by investigators after his mother reported him missing on Thursday, May 31 . The medical examiner confirmed he succumbed to blunt force trauma and was stabbed multiple times.
Thompson’s house mate, John Dickinson, has been arrested and faces multiple charges including criminal homicide. Police say a fight started after Thompson made a sexual advance towards Dickinson. Since the arrest, a friend came forward and said they were in a relationship many years ago.
We send our condolences to the family and friends of Kevin Thompson.
LGBTQ people deserve and have the right to identity affirming resources around intimate partner violence. If you are or someone you know is experiencing violence in your relationship or from an ex-partner, reach out for help and support. NCAVP is here to help you find local resources and to help you if you experience barriers to accessing support.
We know it can be hard to read these reports of violence against our communities. If you need support in these difficult times, you can always reach out to your local NCAVP member and/or call our 24 hour English/Spanish bilingual hotline at 212-714-1141.
NCAVP works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs and affiliate organizations who create systemic and social change. NCAVP is a program of the New York City Anti-Violence Project.