Christine Pelisek (December 28, 2017). Did a Maine Teen Murder His Parents Because He Thought They Wouldn’t Accept Him as Transgender?. People.com (Archive)
Betty Adams (December 22, 2017). Winthrop teen indicted on charges of murdering parents, killing family dog. Centralmaine.com (Archive)
The Associated Press (November 5, 2017). Teen charged with killing parents to be tried as an adult. Journaltribune.com (Archive)
Betty Adams (October 26, 2017). Winthrop teenager accused of killing parents asked to be called ‘Andrea,’ not Andrew. Centralmaine.com (Archive)
Charles Eichacker (October 26, 2017). Slain parents would have helped Andrew Balcer through his gender identity struggle, brother says. Centralmaine.com (Archive)
Judy Harrison (October 26, 2017). Winthrop teenager accused of killing parents felt repressed at home. Bangordailynews.com (Archive).
Staff Writer (October 25, 2017). Winthrop teen accused of killing his parents had gender identity problems, psychologist testifies. Centralmaine.com (Archive).
Brandon Doyen (October 25, 2017). Disturbing 911 Call Released in Court Hearing for Winthrop Teen Accused of Killing Parents. Wabi.tv (Archive)
Charles Eichacker (February 12, 2017). Winthrop man details night of horror when parents were slain: ‘I had no idea this was coming’. Pressherald.com (Archive)
Betty Adams (February 3, 2017). State seeks to prosecute Winthrop teen as adult in killing of parents. Centralmaine.com (Archive)
Jennifer Smith (November 1, 2016). Boy, 17, charged with murdering his parents after their bodies were found in the family’s Maine home in the middle of the night. Dailymail.co.uk (Archive)
Charles Eichacker (November 1, 2016). Teenage boy charged with killing his parents in Winthrop. Pressherald.com (Archive)
“The Winthrop teenager accused of stabbing his parents to death last year had gender identity issues and “did not believe his parents would be supportive,” a forensic psychologist testified Wednesday at a hearing to determine whether Andrew T. Balcer should face trial as an adult.”.
“Balcer was not suffering from psychosis or schizophrenia or any other easily identifiable mental illness other than gender dysphoria, she said.”.
Also known as Andrea Balcer