BETHPAGE - ? Police say charges against teens accused of beating a Bethpage teenager to death have been upgraded.
Today, the six teenagers are charged with murder as a hate crime.
The teens are accused of beating and stomping 18-year-old Anthony Collao, of Bethpage as he left a birthday party in Queens.
Police say the teens thought Collao was gay. If convicted, they could go to prison for 25 years to life.