Monday, December 12, 2011

Teen Confesses by Text Message

A deaf teenager in Scotland received a sentence of four years detention for trying to kill a 12-year-old this summer. Gareth Young lured the boy into bushes and stabbed him six times. Young then texted police about it, saying he hid the weapon in a cabinet. The 16-year-old's lawyer told the High Court in Edinburgh the teen had been subjected to physical and emotional abuse throughout his life and endured constant ridicule for being deaf.