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Closing Arguments Made in Snapchat Rape Trial

The judge will intstruct the jury before deliberations begin



    (Published Monday, July 18, 2016)

    Sides in the so-called Snapchat rape trial made their closing statements Monday in Salem, Massachusetts. 

    Two Saugus, Massachusetts, residents - Rashad Daihim and Kailyn Bonia - are accused of raping a 16-year-old teenager in 2014. The incident was recorded and later posted on Snapchat.  

    The jury will consider the alleged victim's state of mind. 

    The defense said that the sex was consensual. The alleged victim admitted she was under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The prosecution believes she was too intoxication to consent. 

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