Registered in Ireland: A member of a US punk gang scalped a teenage girl apparently as punishment for her disrespectful behaviour toward women, police said. Police in Boise, Idaho, are searching for Marianne Dahle, 26, who allegedly tied the teenager up and used a four-inch knife to cut away the crown and back portion of her scalp.
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In Januarya mentally disabled white youth in a suburb of ChicagoIllinoiswas filmed being physically and verbally abused by four black individuals. The incident was livestreamed on Facebookmaking the incident a live streaming crime. The victim met with an acquaintance from high school at a McDonald's on New Year's Eve, and on January 3 was found by a police officer to appear injured while walking with a suspect on a sidewalk.
Four African-Americans kick and hit him and slash at his scalp. As a cellphone camera captures their blurry images and broadcasts the ordeal on Facebook, the attackers hurl racial insults and denounce President-elect Donald J. On Thursday, as a groundswell of online outrage over the beating laid bare racial tensions ahead of the presidential transition, four people who the police said had participated in the assault were charged with hate crimes. Kevin Duffin of the Chicago Police said of the four defendants.
BOISE — A year-old Nampa girl was tied up and scalped by an older woman in an attack motivated by revenge, police said. A felony arrest warrant accuses Dahle of aggravated battery, though she has not been formally charged. The girl is recovering at home.
The alleged ringleader in the racially charged beating of a teen with mental disabilities last year was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to a hate crime. The case drew national outrage when the attackers livestreamed video of the brutal assault on Facebook. Cook County prosecutors have said the victim, who knew his attacker from high school in Aurora, has schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
A woman accused of taking part in the racially charged assault of a teen with mental disabilities that was livestreamed on Facebook was sentenced to three years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to a hate crime. Tanishia Covington, 25, was the second of four co-defendants to enter a guilty plea to charges of intimidation and aggravated battery as well. The victim and his family looked on quietly in the courtroom — a stark contrast to the national outrage the gruesome video sparked on its posting in Januaryincluding from then-President Barack Obama.
A felony arrest warrant accuses Dahle of aggravated battery, though she has not been formally charged. The girl is recovering at home. Braddock said the victim, the suspect and the female teen witness were acquaintances.
It shows a large knife being held to his face and his scalp being cut, before he is kicked repeatedly and forced to drink toilet water. The group are shown taunting and swearing at the victim, while large parts of the footage focus on a woman rambling incoherently. While police officials did not confirm the races of the suspects or victim, video from Chicago media outlets appeared to show someone off-camera using profanities about "white people" and President-elect Mr Trump.
BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho woman blamed mental illness and substance abuse as she pleaded guilty to scalping a teenage girl, saying she only intended to give her a haircut. Marianne Dahle search26, of Caldwell, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery before 4th District Judge Kathryn Sticklen on Wednesday, the day her trial was to begin. Sentencing has not yet been set, and Dahle could face up to 15 years in prison.