Steubenville Rape

Guilty pleas in Ohio rape Twitter threat case

Anonymous protest a Jefferson County Courthouse in Steubenville Ohio Dec 29 2012 Photo / AP Steubenville Herald Star Michael DCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Two teenage girls have been sentenced to probation after guilty pleas in the case of threatening tweets sent after a guilty verdict in a high-profile Ohio rape case.

The tweets sent in March had threatened homicide and bodily harm against a girl raped by two high school football players.

The attorney for one of the girls said Thursday two charges were dropped. Attorney Sara Gasser says the 16-year-olds admitted to a single misdemeanor charge of telecommunications harassment and received six months’ probation.

The tweets were sent the day a judge found two Steubenville High School football players guilty of raping the West Virginia girl after an alcohol-fueled summer party.

Also Thursday, a grand jury investigating whether other crimes were committed in connection with the rape adjourned until May 23 to give investigators more time to examine evidence and interview witnesses.


Source: AP

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CrystalLConner says:

This case is so sad that poor girl is a prime example of y us mothers don’t want our children to even step one foot away from us my love and prayers to this girl and her mother.


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