A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.
A jury Wednesday found the alleged ringleader in a brutal 2008 gang rape of a lesbian woman in Richmond guilty of kidnapping and gang rape in addition to committing a hate crime and gang-related enhancements.
A 33-year-old Northern California woman who was allegedly gang raped partly because she is a lesbian is testifying at the trial of one of four men charged in the brutal attack that unfolded on a Richmond street five years ago.
A woman who was beaten, gang-raped and taunted about her sexual orientation in Richmond more than five years ago appeared in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to recount harrowing details of the attack after opening statements in the trial against her alleged main attacker.
Two men are facing trial in the gang rape of a lesbian in Richmond.