The other told police he also strangled her until she became unconscious at his home, and held her at knifepoint so she would not leave.
Following his arrest, eight more women came forward to claim he had sexually assaulted them within the course of two years. Prosecutors said that, if convicted, Persey faces up to 99 years in prison.
Additional new research shows teens who abuse their girlfriends and boyfriends often share a past as middle-school bullies.
These findings, to be presented today in Honolulu at a meeting of the American Psychological Association, are the latest to shed light on a problem that has only come out of the shadows in recent years.
When the older teen woke up, startled, he tried to slap the gun out of the younger teen's hand, causing him to pull the trigger, Walker said.
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A Kensington woman was beaten to death by a man with a hammer, an East Germantown man was shot dead in an apartment, and a teenager in Southwest Philadelphia was accidentally shot in the eye when a friend put a gun in his face to wake him up to go to school.
One of the students, Christina Lauletta, was hospitalized at St. “These sick animals held her down and kicked and stomped on her repeatedly,” Joe Lauletta posted on Facebook, noting workers at a local pizza shop intervened. It makes me cry just thinking about it.” Out of the group, two offenders were identified, arrested and face multiple charges, including aggravated assault, robbery, and criminal conspiracy.
Students weren’t the only ones involved in the violence.