Rape under the toast: a macabre story of Cheryl Araujo, which was played at a local bar, crowdedPictolic
A young mother Cheryl put the children to sleep and went to Big Dan's bar near his home to buy cigarettes. As a result, 21-year-old woman was raped on a pool table four thugs under the cheers and toasts of customers. A few years after this terrible event Cheryl died. Find out the details of horror stories, which stirred all America in the mid-80s of this material.The hearing on the case of Cheryl Araujo was the first trial about the rape, which was shown on television. The story of a woman who suffered at the hands of four bastards in a local bar, put in the plot of the movie "the Accused" (The Accused) 1988 with jodie foster in the lead role.
At the bar, Cheryl saw a familiar waitress and sat down to have a little talk to her. When a young mother going home, someone grabbed her from behind and dragged. The school was about 20 people.
American woman no time to recover, as the unknown man locked the door, and the other threw it on the floor, tore off her clothes and began to rape. Then he was joined by three more thugs. They dragged Sheryl at the pool table and abused her for two hours.
The woman managed to escape from the bar in one pink sweater. The scared victim stopped a passing motorcyclist and fled from tyrants.
The first court session on the case of Cheryl Araujo was held on 24 February 1984. Four defendants — Joseph Vieira, Daniel Silva, Victor Raposo and John Cordeira was found guilty of rape. Two other men accused of complicity, but then cleared.
Judge William young allowed journalists to videotape the trial, in spite of the right of anonymity of victims of sexual assault. Thus, the name Cheryl has performed on television and became known throughout the country. This was a fatal error, because other rape victims were afraid to continue the trial, not wanting to have their names become known.
Attention of the media has meant that many have begun to say that Cheryl is to blame for the incident. Some believed that it also needs to be put in jail, and the woman began to fear for their safety.
A young mother was forced to move to Miami along with young daughters, but it was hard to build life anew. In December 1986, Cheryl, being drunk, crashed the car into a pole. She was 25 years old.
Despite the great public interest in her case in the court, for the death of victims of violence, almost no one paid attention. This was the tragic end of a woman who boldly testified, despite the close attention of people and cameras, in an attempt to have her attackers punished justly.
Another story similar to the plot of a horror movie occurred in the US in the late 70's. the 20-year-old Colleen Stan (Coleen Stan) was the victim spouses of sadists who raped her and hid the box under the bed for seven years.