Four suspects are allegedly arrested in their connection with the Facebook live video in which a teen was tortured after his kidnap.
According to the sources, a teen was tortured by four young persons including two boys and two girls in a Facebook live video, in which 18-year old victim can be seen kidnapped in the room,tied up his mouth with plastic and he look fearful in the video.
The four suspects naming Jordan Hill, 18; Brittany Covington, 18; and Tanishia Covington, 24, Tesfaye Cooper; 18 have been charged with a hate crime, aggravated unlawful restraint felony aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
Cooper, Hill and Brittany Covington also face charges of residential burglary. Jordan Hill also faces charges of a stolen motor vehicle. Video of the torture became viral in a country, not just because of the graphic abuse, but because of the comments made by some of the suspects, in which they are abusing Donald Trump as well as White peoples.
According to Police Department The teen was tied up for four or five hours and will recover from his injuries and he is safe at home with his parents, police added.
According to the teen’s brother-in-law, David Boyd who talked with the reporters briefly on Thursday night He said that he is grateful to all the efforts and prayers that led to the safe return of our brother, He added that we are aware of all the charges which suspects have to face.
He also said to continue prayers for his health and our family privacy. David also said that all of their family have watched that video.
The victim apparently is white; the suspects are African-American. And this Video appears to be racial differences issue. The Suspects are now in Police custody and will appear in court Friday.