Four Chicago Teens Are Charged with Hate Crime in Facebook Live Attack of Special Needs Student



(TIML NEWS) This is just pure insanity smh… The four Chicago teens accused of allegedly Kidnapping & Torture a young man for hours while broadcasting the attack online have been charged with hate crimes.

Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington and Tanishia Covington, all 18, are facing felony charges after they allegedly videotaped kidnapping and beating a man Tuesday,

The 30-minute video, allegedly taken by one of the female suspects, depicts a white man tied up, his mouth covered, cowering in a corner of a room. His attackers, all apparently black according to NPR and the Washington Post, surround him, laughing and shouting “ Donald Trump” and “ white people,” as they kick and punch him, before cutting his forehead with a knife.

At one point during the video, one of the female suspects appears to promote her profile on Soundcloud, the music sharing website.

The 18-year-old victim was found wandering the streets late Tuesday afternoon, The victim was detained for at least 24 hours and is “traumatized,” said Area North Commander Kevin Duffin.

Police said they believe the man, who is mentally disabled, was missing from his home and may have been attacked at a home about a block from where he was found by police.

According to the press release, Tanishia Covington has been charged with aggravated kidnapping, hate crime, aggravated unlawful restraint and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Brittany Covington and Cooper face the same charges, and also face residential burglary charges. Sound off below about these idiots!!!!