Texas Rape Victim Breaks Down On Witness Stand, So Prosecuters Throw HER In Jail! | RedFlag News

Click2Houston HOUSTON – A rape victim who had a mental breakdown while testifying against her attacker and was then put in jail by a prosecutor who worried she wouldn’t come back to testify, is suing the Harris County prosecutor and the Harris County Sheriff, among others.Jenny, who is in her 20s, was the star witness in the rape trial of Keith Hendricks after he violently raped and choked her. Hendricks was eventually sentenced to two life sentences for raping women.Jenny, who suffers from bipolar disorder, couldn’t continue her testimony on Dec. 8, 2015.Court transcripts show she was incoherent, broke down and ran from court saying she’d never return.After a brief stay in St. Joseph Medical Center, Jenny was handcuffed, put in the back of a patrol car and taken to jail, her attorney, Sean Buckley, says. Buckley and Jenny’s mother spoke to Channel 2 for this story.Buckley filed the lawsuit against Harris County, Sheriff Ron Hickman, Taylor Adams, a jail guard who Jenny allegedly hit while in jail, and the prosecutor who asked that she be jailed, Nicholas Socias.Buckley says his client was put in jail without due process, given a black eye by another inmate while kept in jail for nearly a month over Christmas. Jenny also suffered injuries when she was punched by a jailer after she attacked the guard. Jenny was charged with assault but prosecutors later dropped the charge.Jenny was ultimately released from jail on Jan. 14, 2016 after she testified against Hendricks.paContinue reading…

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