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    A second day of testimony was heard Wednesday in Saugus, Massachusetts, in a rape trial stemming from a video posted on Snapchat. (Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016)

    A second day of testimony was heard Wednesday in Saugus, Massachusetts, in a rape trial stemming from a video posted on Snapchat.

    Rashad Deihim, 21, and Kailyn Bonia, 20, both of Saugus are accused of raping a 16-year-old girl and capturing it on the social media app in September 2014.

    Sydnee Enos, who has known the alleged victim since middle school, received the videos on her cell phone that night. She took the stand on Wednesday to tell the jury what she saw.

    "She was trying to walk," said Enos. (She) couldn't really speak. It was a fast video."

    Enos said the victim wasn't wearing any clothes and was trying to walk.

    "It was almost like she was intoxicated," said Enos. "She was stumbling."

    Enos said a second video she received was even more graphic, telling the jury that her friend appeared to be assaulted.

    "I saw KK, she was holding her down by her neck and I saw her grabbing her and she was kissing her neck," said Enos. "She was holding her down by her neck so it was pretty much in her elbow. Almost in a headlock."

    The defense argues the sex that night was consensual. But prosecutors say the alleged victim was not coherent enough to say 'no.'


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