Gruesome details of black-on-white attack have created rage on Internet community
. . . prosecutors hadn't yet determined whether they would seek the death penalty in a case many bloggers have classified a "hate crime" because of the facts of the black-on-white attack.
The grand jury indictment does, however, allege that Christian was raped vaginally, orally and anally and Newsom was raped anally, clearly indicative of an extreme level of violence in the case.
An indictment naming the defendants on nearly 50 counts of kidnapping, robbery, gang-rape, murder and theft alleges the victims were abducted, assaulted and tortured repeatedly over a period â€" probably of days â€" before being shot and killed.