Metal Shock Finland has interviewed Sylvia Lancaster of The Sopie Lancaster Foundation. Below is an excerpt:
Sylvia Lancaster, the mother of Sophie, who was murdered for being a goth is calling on police forces to start recording attacks on people from alternative sub‑cultures as hate crimes.
Sophie aged 20, was kicked and stamped upon as she cradled her injured boyfriend, Rob Maltby, when they were viciously attacked by a group of youths in a Lancashire park in 2007.
While he survived the attack, she died in hospital 13 days later. Two boys were later jailed for life for her murder.
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