But this hardly brings an end to an ugly, ugly story as this piece points out. If the rape itself wasn't ugly enough, the behavior surrounding it was hideous. What kind of monsters are people raising who would take pictures of, text and gossip about something like this when not doing whatever they could to bring those responsible to justice? And yes, it's obvious the community(at least key members of it) but football above justice in the case.
And then there is this:
The two broke down in tears after a Juvenile Court judge delivered his verdict. They later apologized to the victim and the community, Richmond struggling to speak through his sobs.
"My life is over," he said as he collapsed in the arms of his lawyer.
Wait...his life is over? How about the vicitm, who was subjected to a level of humiliation most people can't even imagine.