Dallas Man Sentenced For Hate Crime After Using Dating App Grindr To Target Gay Men For Violent Crimes

A Dallas man was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 13, to more than 23 years in federal prison for committing violent crimes against gay users of the dating app Grindr.

Daniel Jenkins, 22, is the last of four defendants to be sentenced in this case.

According to court documents, Jenkins admitted that he conspired to target nine Dallas area men for violent crimes, including kidnapping, carjacking, and hate crimes, because of his perception of the victims’ sexual orientation – that is, because he believed the victims were gay men.

Jenkins was sentenced to a federal prison term of 280 months in prison for his involvement in the scheme.

Michael Atkinson, Pablo Ceniceros-Deleon, and Daryl Henry, had previously pleaded guilty. Atkinson was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison, Ceniceros-Deleon was sentenced to 22 years in prison, and Henry was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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