Prosecutors: Facebook assault victim was threatened with dog
It is believed that at least 40 people watched the assault live on Facebook, but none of them notified authorities, WLS reported.
In ordering the 15-year-old held in custody, the judge said he bore responsibility for the assault as well. Prosecutors revealed that in addition to the Facebook Live stream, they have found incriminating evidence on both teens' Facebook pages, including a second video that was sent to a third party using the app's Messenger service.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the teen's mother brought him to a police station Monday afternoon. Police said the girl has been bullied online since the attack, according to ABC affiliate WLS in Chicago.
Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Maha Gardner said the 15-year-old, identified in court by only his initials, was with another boy - both acquaintances of the girl - when they encountered her in a neighborhood park on March 19 and lured her to a basement in Lawndale where the assault took place. Each teen faces felony counts of criminal sexual assault, manufacturing of child pornography and dissemination of child pornography, Guglielmi added.
Gardner said while the boy may not have had intercourse with the girl, the charges were appropriate because he was there and videotaped another person raping the girl, which under the law of accountability, allows for the charges.
Assistant public defender Liliana Dago said prosecutors hadn't proven probable cause for the 15-year-old, particularly on the child pornography charge.
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Officials are attempting to identify the others seen in the video committing the assault, but the girl is so traumatized by what she went through that the case is proceeding slowly, according to Cmdr.
"The young men responsible should be ashamed of themselves", said police chief Eddie Johnson.
"It makes me wonder, where are we going, what are we doing as a society?"
The girl had stayed over with family the evening of March 18 and gone to church with them the next day, then was dropped off near home before disappearing. The girl's mother said that her daughter was moved to a safe location, as she became the subject of the children's ridicule.
The girl was reunited with her mother and taken to a hospital, where she was examined for injuries, a family member later told the Tribune.
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