Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Hate Crime Case Acquittals

{London, Kentucky}...Wednesday, Anthony Ray Jenkins of Partridge and his cousin, David Jason Jenkins of Cumberland, were convicted on charges of kidnapping and conspiracy to a kidnapping in connection with the  April 4, 2011 assault of 29 year old Kevin Pennington of Letcher County. However, they were acquitted of hate-crime charges. During the deliberation Wednesday evening, jurors stopped twice to ask to review the 911 call Pennington made after the attack and a written statement Pennington gave to the park ranger. Sentencing is scheduled for February 21st.