His gay posse knew him as Neil, a sweet and sexy guy with a problem. "He didn't want to be gay," says one close friend of Othniel Askew, the man who killed City Council member James Davis. "For years, he talked about, 'I'm leaving this. I'm going to meet a woman and have a child.'" Sometime last year, Askew announced that he had done just that: "He had a baby, a little baby daughter." The friend was surprised to learn that press accounts of Askew's life never mentioned the child. "Every time I saw him I was, like, 'I want to see the baby.' But you know what? I never did." The reason may well have been that the... More >>>
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Othniel Askew was known as a sweet and sexy guy with a problem: He didn't want to be gay.