GUILTY! Jury convicts man who gang raped 11-year-old for months after just 20 minutes…. but he’s still missing after vanishing from court
Eric McGowen has been sentenced to 99 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child in the first trial stemming from the horrific gang-rape of a Texas 11-year-old — but the 20-year-old is still missing after brazenly escaping from court yesterday. McGowen hasn’t been seen since he vanished during a break in proceedings on Wednesday afternoonand the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office had no update on his whereabouts today. But Judge Mark Morefield chose to push ahead with the trial without the defendant, calling the remaining witnesses. Jurors deliberated for just 20 minutes before finding the missing man guilty and after another 30 minutes they had decided his sentence. READ MORE HERE
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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