Two teenagers charged in an attack on a gay classmate in eastern Kentucky have been released from jail.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that 18-year-old Ashley N. Sams and 18-year-old Corrine M. Schwab were released Wednesday after posting $25,000 bonds each.
According to State Police, Sams, Schwab, and a third juvenile took 18-year-old Cheyenne Williams to the Flat Lick Falls area of Jackson County last Friday and assaulted her.
Investigators say the three teens tried to push Williams over a cliff, but she was able to escape and get help.
Some of Williams’ friends tell WLEX-TV they think she was attacked because she’s openly gay. Others say it was just a prank that went too far.
The three teens face multiple charges, including kidnapping and attempted murder.