Mean Girls Accused of Sexually Torturing Autistic Teen 'Beyond Comprehension'

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Lauren Bush
There's mean, and then there's this. Two teens from Maryland, 17-year-old Lauren Bush and an unnamed 15-year-old, are being accused of doing truly unthinkable things to a 16-year-old autistic boy. The abuse was discovered when one of the suspect's mothers discovered a video on her daughter's phone of the boy being tortured. According to police, the girls pointed a knife to his throat; made him walk across a frozen pond without helping when he fell in multiple times; and kicked him in the groin. But it gets worse. Much, much worse.


Police claim that the girls coerced the teen into performing a truly heinous sexual act. Sheriff Tim Cameron said, "The victim was forced to masturbate and then copulate with a family pet. It’s beyond comprehension." It's still undetermined why the girls did this, or filmed it. Cameron said, "I’m hoping our investigation will get some answers. It’s hard to fathom. This is heinous and shocking. Why would someone show such hatred and evil to a person?" After the abuse was discovered, the girls were arrested and charged with assault, soliciting a subject in the production of child pornography, and false imprisonment. More charges may be added. Bush is being tried as an adult, and the 15-year-old as a juvenile.

Clearly, it doesn't need to be stated that this is a positively disgusting and heinous crime, but ... why? Like the sheriff said: Why would someone be so hateful to an innocent person for no reason at all. I'd venture to guess that one or both of these girls don't have the best home lives, but even so -- how do you torture an autistic boy like this? Or anyone?! It's incomprehensible. 

If convicted, I hope these girls get the harshest punishment possible (though, what is that for something like this?). And after that, I hope that they never have children of their own. Because anyone who does something this cruel is pure evil. Wow.

What do you think a suitable punishment is for this crime?


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Mrscj... Mrscjones

How you know it's a bad home life and not just a sign of the times we live in. There's always an excuse we want to give kids bad home life bad upbringing, but want about all the other kids with bad homes that don't do messed up stuff. I say bad children living in an age of its never your fault did somethin messed up because they felt entitled to. After all th must had a bad home life to think doing this was something fun. I'm glad the mom called the cops when she found out and wasn't not my baby.

Stephanie Isaac

Some people are just horrible no matter what their home life is

These kids deserve whatever comes their way

kisse... kisses5050

 considering one of the Moms turned them in It seems like somebody in at least one of the homes has a knowledge of right and wrong.

Carme... Carmen8706

I know this won't happen, but they should both be locked up for the rest of their lives. 

nonmember avatar jack vodak

The death penalty should be reinstated for these brats.

marci... marcie1455

This made me sick. Very disheartening. As a mother of an autistic child I often worry about my son's future. I try to protect, advocate and watch over him. Unfortunately, if someone hurt my child in that manner I don't know what I'd do. Teens or not.

Erin Thomson

I know everyone is thinking it... How can she be a mean girl?  Look at her!!  So sad for everyone, especially the young man!

Cooks... Cookster792

They should treat the girls the way they treated him.  Let's see probation and counseling. Won't work. They need a real punishment, no slap on the wrist.

nonmember avatar Bender

People need to lay off these girls; remember, Adam Lanza, the Newtown school shooter, was autistic, and that's the reason why he shot all those poor kids and teachers. So if you want to attack people who tried to stop the next elementary school shooting, go for it.

nonmember avatar pissed off

Bender saying that torturing a defenseless autstic child saved him from becoming the next school shooter is absurd not everyone who is autistic wants to be a mass murderer. Think before you speak. Ignorant ass

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