2 Ohio H.S. football players convicted of rape

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Two high school football players from Steubenville, Ohio will serve time in jail for raping a 16-year-old girl.

A judge found Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond guilty of assaulting the girl while she was too drunk to resist, and videotaping the attack.

Both teens will serve at least a year in juvenile jail; Mays will serve an additional year for distributing nude pictures of the girl; and based on their behavior, both could remain in jail until age 21.ohiofootballplayersrape

Ohio attorney general Mike DeWine says a state grand jury will convene to investigate whether additional charges are warranted.

The victim was not in the room when the ruling was handed down; but her mother read a statement saying the two boys lacked compassion and moral code.

There’s no decision yet on whether the victim’s family will file a civil suit.

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6 comments

  • Steven G Hentnik

    How the hell can these animals receive a one year sentence in a youth center? They committed a horrible adult crime and should be punished as such. In a real prison I am sure that they would be treated as they treated their victim. I also pray that the Judge that gave them the slap on the wrist does not have any daughters because I am sure that they would be ashamed oh=f him for his lenient decision.
    Steven G. Hentnik

  • alex

    Let that would've been a black person he would have been in jail for many years……(No im not black) im just saying that this is crazy as ever!!!!!!!!

    • Commonsensical

      Alex- you're an idiot. The one that is serving 2 years is white. The one serving 1 year is black. Therefore you lack and validity. That being said, they were both initially charged as adults and that should have stuck because they need to be in a facility where they receive the type of treatment that the girl did.

      • brandierenae

        he is serving two years for distributing the photos on the internet.

        As difficult as it will be get those pictures taken OFF the internet (nearly impossible) … he should get MUCH MORE.

        Where what he did may have been a youthful 'mistake' that he had the forethought to upload and 'share' photos from his act – negates any error. it becomes an intentional act. period.

        they should have been tried as adults. I believe after they're 21, the record can be exponged.

  • alex

    commonsensical your a bitch ass punk…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….