An Alaska girl was savagely beaten by four teens from her school and had video of it posted to Twitter after she had been invited to a slumber party.
To make things worse, according to Your Alaska Link, the school did absolutely nothing to the perpetrators, forcing the victim to go back to school with her tormentors if she wanted to go back to school at all.
Now, a lawsuit has alleged that not only did one of the mothers who organized the sleepover provide the 14- and 15-year-old girls with alcohol, she also refused to intervene on the victim’s behalf.
Videos of random acts of violence have become unfortunately common in the Internet age, but the 10-minute video of the beating of 14-year-old Naomi Johnson was a nightmare.
The young woman was not only kicked and punched, but also dragged by her hair and stomped on about the head.
You would think the perpetrators would have been charged and this would be an open-and-shut case. However, the Anchorage police have yet to charge anyone.
“The incident was first reported to APD on July 26, 2015, and an investigation was initiated,” Anchorage police said in a Nov. 30 statement. “The video of the incident was received by police approximately two weeks after the initial report. This incident has been investigated and final reports are being sent to the Division of Juvenile Justice.”
In spite of the video, the school says it was a matter for law enforcement, leaving Naomi in a Catch-22.
“Things are just different now,” Naomi said. “I don’t go to school. I don’t hang out with my other friends.”
She’s being home-schooled after one of the girls involved in the attack threatened to stab her.
Johnson’s father, Wayne Johnson, has filed a lawsuit against Deanna Kirgis, the mother of one of the girls who hosted the sleepover. The lawsuit is seeking $100,000 for medical bills and home-schooling expenses.
In legal papers, Johnson argued that Kirgis was not only home at the time of the attack but had supplied the girls with alcohol before the assault.
According to The Daily Beast, Kirgis “admits a slumber party for a small number of 14 to 15 year old girls occurred at her home on 7/26/15,” but denied the other charges.
However, this wouldn’t be Kirgis’ first brush with the law involving alcohol. In 2009, she was cited with driving under the influence and endangering the welfare of a minor.
H/T Mad World News
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