6 Suspects In Richmond High School Gang Rape Plead "Not Guilty"

Comments:  | Leave A Comment

richmondhighx-large

From CNN:

Six suspects accused in the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl on a California high school campus entered not guilty pleas Tuesday, police said.

A seventh person who had been arrested was released for lack of evidence, said Richmond Police Lt. Mark Gagan.

A date will be set on January 21 for a preliminary hearing, the Contra Costa County district attorney’s office said.

Police say as many as 10 people were involved in the October 24 incident, which occurred in a back alley outside Richmond High School, where a homecoming dance was taking place.

Another 10 people watched the attack, which lasted more than two hours, without calling 911, police say.

The victim, who was taken to a hospital in critical condition, was released Wednesday.

RELATED STORIES

VIDEO: Witnesses To California Gang-Rape Speak Out

Gang-Rape Victim Releases Statement Against Vigilante Justice

Join the Conversation! Share on Facebook!

Tags: »

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,502 other followers