A Idaho high school student accepted a plea deal that will spare him a prison sentence for kicking a wire coat hanger into the rectum of a mentally disabled student.
Dietrich, Idaho prosecutors allowed John R. K. Howard to take a plea deal that will spare him prison time and keep him off the sex offender registry.
Critics are crying foul because Howard is white and his mentally disabled victim is black.
Metro UK -- At a court appearance on Friday Howard, who goes to Dietrich High School in Dietrich, Idaho, agreed to plead guilty to one count of felony injury to a child, the Twin Falls Times-News reported.
For this, he will be sentenced to 300 hours of community service with two to three years of probation.
The assault, carried out in October 2015, was originally being treated as both racially motivated and a sex crime, because of claims he called the victim racist names like ‘watermelon’ and ‘n****r’. Prosecutors have now said they are not treating it as either.
Howard was accused of taunting the victim and humping the boy during PE class every day.
Complaints to the school administration did nothing to stop the abuse.
A $10 million civil lawsuit was filed by the victim's adopted family. Not that it matters, but the victim's family is Caucasian.
It should be noted that this tragic case occurred on President Barack Obama's watch.
Thanks to loyal reader Roderick2011 for the tip.