BREAKING: Lib Judge Sends Teens Free Who Beat Disabled White Trump Supporter On FB Live – All Hell Breaks Loose

A heinous crime was committed when a mentally disabled man was beaten half to death on a Facebook live stream. For some time now the victim and his family have been awaiting justice in the court system. The perpetrator pleaded guilty on Friday to the hate crime and was officially sentenced to four years of probation.
The perpetrator was nineteen-year-old Brittany Covington who plead guilty. She was one of four people who partook in this attack who were caught on camera using profanities and taunting the man for being disabled, White, and a Donald Trump supporter. The family was informed of his capture shortly after it began. They received text messages from the four individuals who were African Americans claiming their son was being held hostage.
Fox News reported,
The victim disappeared in January and his family said they received text messages from him claiming he was being held hostage. Jordan Hill, one of the four friends charged, picked the victim up at a McDonald’s in Streamwood in a stolen van. Hill and the victim previously knew each other from high school, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. The two reportedly drove around for three days.  
The video captured the four suspects taunting him and cutting his clothes after a “play fight” in Covington’s sisters’ apartment. The video showed a wound on top of the victim’s head and him being pushed by one of the attackers. A neighbor threatened to call police which resulted in the four suspects raiding her apartment and stealing her property, police said. The victim was able to escape during that time. Officers found the victim in torn clothing a block away from the apartment. The videos sparked outrage including condemnation from then President Barack Obama who called the acts “despicable.”
Covington has been behind bars since January when the video, which she narrated, surfaced. Her three co-defendants remained in custody and their cases were pending. In exchange for pleading guilty to committing a hate crime, aggravated battery and intimidation, prosecutors dropped a kidnapping charge and others. The judge ordered Covington to not use social media for four years. She also must perform 200 hours of community service.”
The brother-in-law to the victim, David Boyd, told reporters,
We’re so grateful for all the prayers and efforts that led to the safe return of our brother. We’re fully aware of the charges being brought against the offenders. At this time we ask for continued prayers for all those involved, for our family’s privacy as we cope and heal.”
As well,
We appreciate all of the support from everyone. We haven’t spoken to anyone but each other. But we’ve read what’s out there and we really appreciate it. This should never have happened.”

An earlier article about the incident explained more about the initial crime,
“”Excerpts of the video posted by Chicago media outlets showed the victim with his mouth taped shut and slumped in a corner of a room. At least two people were seen cutting off his sweatshirt, and others taunt him off camera. The video showed a wound on the top of the man’s head. One attacker pushed the man’s head with his or her foot.
A red band also appeared to be around the victim’s hands. He was tied up for four to five hours, police said.
Chicago police initially said the youth was singled out because he has “special needs,” not because he was white. But authorities later said the charges resulted from both the suspects’ use of racial slurs and their references to the victim’s disability.
The man’s parents reported him missing Monday evening. He “does not like telling his parents who he’s with,” according to a police report.
The grandmother of Brittany Covington said the granddaughter she raised from infancy is “not this person.” Priscilla Covington of Chicago added, “I’m so upset, my head is about to bust open… I don’t know if someone influenced her.” The uproar over the beating has intensified the glare on Chicago after a bloody year of violent crime and protests against Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a police department accused of brutality and hushing-up wrongdoing. The cruelty of the attack and the intense social media exposure.”
If this is really considered a hate crime in the eyes of the law then the conviction and sentencing should be considered as such. Just because he is white does not mean the victim should be treated any differently than if he were African American. People cry out whenever crimes are committed against African Americans but yet when such a callous one takes place against Caucasian victims such a lenient conviction is giving. People need to be held accountable regardless of their color, religion, or ethnicity.
When this story initially hit media outlets people were outraged. It is the worst of crimes to take advantage of the least advantaged. But to find out that the perpetrators got a terribly lenient sentence makes it all the worse. People deserve to be treated with basic human decency and respect. To think that entitled individuals feel they have a right to do this is disgusting.
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