Family of Disabled White Teen Abducted and Tortured by 4 Blacks in Chicago Speaks Out for the First Time

Family of white special needs student tortured by four blacks in Chicago speaks out.

Earlier this week, the country was horrified when a video of the torturing of a white special needs 18-year-old boy by four blacks was streamed live on Facebook. On Thursday, Chicago police arrested four blacks, two men and two women, for the heinous crime and charged them with aggravated kidnapping, hate crime, aggravated unlawful restraint, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, among other charges.

The four charged have been identified as Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper and Brittany Covington, who are all 18, and 24-year-old Tanishia Covington. They face up to 30-years in prison if convicted.

On Thursday, the family of the victim, whose name has not yet been released, spoke out for the first time about what happened to their loved one as well as his current condition.

A press conference with the family was held at a Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake, Illinois. The victim’s brother-in-law, David Boyd, spoke to reporters with the family standing behind him in support. (video below)

“We’re so grateful for all the prayers and efforts that led to the safe return of our brother. We are fully aware of the charges being brought against the offenders. At this time, we ask for continued prayers for all those involved, for our family’s privacy as we cope and heal. We would also like to thank the Streamwood and Chicago police departments for their help.”

On the condition of his brother, the victim of the torture, he said, “He’s doing well — as well as he could be at this time.” He also shared that the family is trying to stick together as a family added somberly that everyone has seen the video.

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The FB Live video showed their brother with his hands tied behind his back and his mouth taped shut. He was held and tortured for hours as his torturers repeatedly hit him, berated him, ripped off his clothing, and sliced him with a knife. At one point, they even cut his hair to the scalp making him bleed and forced him to drink water from the toilet. Throughout the video, the thugs were laughing, calling him goofy, and saying “Fuck Donald Trump, nigga! Fuck white people, boy!”

Please pray for the recovery of the victim, for the family, and that justice will be served to these animals who committed this heinous act of torture.

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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.

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