Clarence Williams (left) and Tommy WIlliams were convicted of gang-raping a 13-year-old girl. Both were setnenced last week to a minimum of 10 years of sex offender intensive supervised probation. Photos via: Colorado Sex Offender Registry
Two men convicted of gang-raping a 13-year-old girl won't spend any more time in prison after being sentenced to probation for ten years.
Tommy Williams, 20, and Clarence Williams, 19, were both sentenced to a minimum of 10 years of sex offender intensive supervised probation, with a maximum of life on probation, KTTV reported.
The Williams' are two of six suspects accused of the sexual assault of the young teen in December 2016 in a Colorado Springs apartment complex.
The victim's grandfather was shocked at the sentencing, telling the news station: "There was six of them and they gang-raped my granddaughter."
The group of suspects - some of whom are reportedly related as cousins or brothers and identified as Jacolby Williams, Tyron Williams, James Williams, and a juvenile, in addition to Tommy and Clarence - were with the girl on Dec. 19, according to The Gazette.
The young victim told police she knew one of the men and he invited her to play video games in the apartment. She went in with some female friends but when she used the bathroom, they left. KKTV reports that two of the men pulled her from the bathroom and forced her into a bedroom where the other four suspects were waiting.
Last January, Tyron Williams was sentenced to the same punishment: 10 years on probation with the possibility of life. Before his sentencing, he apologized, saying that "If I knew she was underage, it wouldn't have happened in the first place."
The shocking case and sentencing has gripped the Colorado city for the past two years. At a February sentencing, the victim's grandmother detailed the horrifying crime and told the court that the child was passed around the bed "like a hand on a clock" during the rape, KKTV reports.
She told the court that after what happened, the young girl might never be able to have children.
Two other defendants are still set to be sentenced.