Monday, December 11, 2006

Xanax-Crazed Boys Become Violent, a Houston television station, carries this story about a group of young boys that became unspeakably violent with a Hispanic boy they captured. One has already been sentenced to life in prison. The other just got a sentence of 90 years, and will be eligible for parole in 30. But the real story is hidden in the copy. We've pasted the first part of the KHOU article, down to where the truth is revealed. And guess what? It's exactly what this whole blog is about. If you want to read the rest of the article, click here.

A 17-year-old suburban teen was sentenced Monday to 90 years in prison in the brutal attack of a Hispanic boy who was beaten, kicked, stomped, burned and sodomized with the plastic pole of a patio umbrella.

Keith Turner was the second teen convicted of aggravated sexual assault in the April attack at a house in Spring, north of Houston. David Henry Tuck, 18, was convicted and sentenced to life in prison on Nov. 16.

Turner was convicted late Friday after about 90 minutes of deliberations. The jury took about five hours over two days to reach the sentence of 90 years.

Turner will have to serve at least 30 years before becoming eligible for parole.

Although Turner was the younger of the assailants and didn’t have the history of racial attacks that colored Tuck’s past, it was his idea to use the patio umbrella pole in the attack.

Turner, Tuck, the victim and two other teens were partying at a house in Spring, drinking and taking cocaine and Xanax...

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