Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Gang Rape Defendants Trial Begins

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From right, Elvis Torrentes, 21, John Crane Jr., 43, and ... Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle

Many of you might remember the young lady that was raped outside of the high school in Richmond , California (RAPE). On October 27, 2009 as much  as many as 20 people were involved in or stood and watched the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl outside a California high school homecoming dance. 

Now this young girl has to relive that pain because the 7 defendants are standing trial and hopefully justice will prevail.

The first man arrested in last year's Richmond gang rape was the essence of belligerence, telling police that the 16-year-old victim wanted to have sex and threatening to kill the officers involved in his capture, a police officer testified Tuesday. This according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Richmond high school officer, Gary Lewis testified,

"He said he was going to stab us all, going to kill us all," Lewis said. "He was resisting arrest from the moment I contacted him.

Police who arrived at the rape scene in a courtyard on the north side of the school found the victim, bleeding and vomiting, draped over a bench with her purple dress pulled up above her waist, two officers testified Monday.
One, Officer Gunnar Googins, testified that Ortega said of the victim, "'I just wanted to pimp her out." 

This is a sad testimony of the world today. It is a sign of the times. We have youth who don't have any value for themselves, much less for any other life. You often wonder where did these young men go wrong in their life?  Did they stop once to think suppose this was happening to their sister, mother? Just sad

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