Teens in custody for threatening Steubenville, Ohio rape victim

Posted at 4:18 PM, Mar 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-18 18:18:02-04

(CNN) — Two 16-year-old females are in custody, suspected of making threats via Twitter against the victim in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla said Monday. The sheriff said one threat was to “beat her ass, ” while the other promised to kill the rape victim. Both teen suspects are Steubenville residents, he said.