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Jury acquits Hampton teen of sexual abuse charge


This news story was published on January 23, 2014.
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HAMPTON – A Hampton teenager has been found not guilty of a felony sex abuse charge.

On January 15, 2014, a Franklin county jury acquitted 18-year-old of Hampton of felony C third degree sexual abuse.

The charge was brought by Hampton police after a July 13, 2013 incident. The Hampton Chronicle reported that a sexual encounter occurred at an apartment in Hampton between Carter and a 19-year-old female.  Carter and his accuser disagreed on whether the contact was consensual.

Marcell Devon Carter NOT GUILTY

Marcell Devon Carter
NOT GUILTY

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3 Responses to Jury acquits Hampton teen of sexual abuse charge

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    common sense Reply Report comment

    January 24, 2014 at 9:06 am

    @one love…..obviously 12 people didn’t think that!

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    One Love Reply Report comment

    January 23, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    yes, but everyone here thinks everyone charged is guilty and besides, he’s black, right?

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    Really!! Reply Report comment

    January 23, 2014 at 10:15 pm

    Hopefully this close call will be a learning lesson. Keep on the straight and narrow from here on out. Stay out of trouble.