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USVI man who raped 13-year-old boy sentenced to 13 years in jail

September 13th, 2016 | Tags: Andres Carmona Ortiz rape sentenced prison
Andres Carmona Ortiz of the US Virgin Islands has been sentenced to 13 years in jail for raping a 13 year old boy in 2015. Photo: VIC

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man who raped a 13-year-old child a little more than a year ago has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars, the [US] Virgin islands Department of Justice announced on September 12, 2016.

In accordance with a plea agreement offered by Attorney General Claude Earl Walker, USVI Superior Court Judge James Carroll III handed down the punishment on Andres Carmona Ortiz.

“You basically destroyed this young man’s life… It’s a serious thing you did to him – not only physically, but also psychologically. This is something that he would have to deal with for the rest of his life,” Judge Carroll said while handing down the sentence.

The 53-year-old, who was initially charged with one count of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree aggravated rape, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape with attempt to commit rape and sodomy stemming from an August 27, 2015 incident.

At Mr Ortiz’s sentencing hearing, Elma Brathwaite, Victim Advocate at the Department of Justice, who spoke on behalf of the victim, implored the judge to “keep this defendant away from society for a long time.”

13 Responses to “USVI man who raped 13-year-old boy sentenced to 13 years in jail”

  • mother hen (13/09/2016, 13:08) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
  • rock city (13/09/2016, 13:42) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Oh no smh
  • evil (13/09/2016, 13:48) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    If that was my child he would have been better off getting life!!!!
  • Nobody (13/09/2016, 14:03) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Even death is no punishment for you.
  • farmer brown (13/09/2016, 15:12) Like (4) Dislike (6) Reply
    This happen in the bvi all the time do you all hush
  • Yes (13/09/2016, 16:23) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    he cant get no hardon
  • wize up (13/09/2016, 21:19) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    People like him should be slowly torchere; each day simply remove a finger then toes and it will be so excited to just rub him down with some of the very best Virgin Islands honey then simply set a trail of ants after him for no less than 3 days....then turn him loose(save the tax payers money; life in jail is to nice for these kind of sick f* ckers(you simply need a nice quite location through the bush)......
    • this is good (14/09/2016, 16:23) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      @wizeup I like your thinking. People like you are needed in the judiciary thinking. You would also work well as an evil person in a movie or a play-write. God bless you
  • SB (14/09/2016, 13:19) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    One thing about St. Croix jail nobody EVER follows the rules. With that being said don't worry give it maybe 2 years tops, PROTECTIVE CUSTODY will not save him he is done trust that.
  • Rosey (15/09/2016, 13:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    that should of been my child ...i would go damn jail...even get the death after when i finish with him!!!
  • WTF (15/09/2016, 14:30) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    He needs to be castrated.

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