Prosecutors said that the 49-year-old defendant, Hill, reportedly abducted the 11-year-old child, tied her to a tree and ravished the child for 5 hours. The r-pist showed no remorse as his victim testified in court. But, what’s even worse is the sentence he received. Prosecutors argued that his sentence was plainly unjust and inadequate for such serious crimes. According to the court documents, the defendant reportedly saw the 11-year-old child, who was not identified due to her age, as she walked to her school. Hill knew that the child wouldn’t be able to put up much of a fight. He forced the girl into his car, taking her to three separate locations to ra-e her over the course of five hours. Hill first drove the child to a wooded area, stripped her n-ked, tied her to a tree, and r-ped and tortured his victim. The court heard how he mentally broke the girl, who repeated the word unicorn, which she explained was what she pictured when she was being tortured.
“During this five hour ordeal, the victim was subjected to serious violence, death threats, and multiple acts of nearly every form of forced se-ual interc0urse. Hill moved the girl several times to avoid being caught before finally dumping her at a local train station with a plastic bag over her head. He later pleaded guilty to 9 charges, including 7 counts of aggravated se-ual assault, aggravated detain for advantage, and a single count of possessing child p-rnography, which he had created during the se-ual torture. Hill confessed to every detail, showing no remorse for the unspeakable acts he inflicted upon the innocent little girl. He even blamed being high on synthetic cannabis and getting drunk the night prior to his crimes.
“I drove her around for half an hour or 40 minutes. I took her to some bushland. I told her to get her gear off,” he said. Hill had told his terrified victim, “I have a knife, I’ll kill you,” “Be quiet or I’ll punch you really hard,” and “Shut up or I’ll suffocate you.” After turning 13, Hill’s victim bravely came forward to testify against her attacker in court. Along with articulately presenting her account of the abuse, the girl explained that she has suffered psychologically and even became suicidal. “Every night I lie awake and look around my room. I can’t sleep and my body will be shaking,” the girl told her attacker. “I have had suicidal thoughts because I want the pain to stop and to be in control of my thoughts and my feelings. I will deal with this for the rest of my life.” “You took away my safety and my life as I knew it. But I survived and I am holding you accountable. You will have to live with what you did to me. I can never forgive you,” she concluded, according to The Daily Mail.
Despite his child victim attesting to the heinous acts he committed and his obvious remorselessness, Hill was given what many believe is an incredibly lenient sentence. The convicted child ra-ist was sentenced to 17 years in prison, which is less than some punishments involving only charges of possession of child p0rnog-aphy. The prosecution challenged the sentence, calling it plainly unjust, being so far below the range of sentences that could justly be imposed and manifestly inadequate. In a mocking rebuttal, Hill’s legal team called the sentence manifestly excessive, arguing that he should’ve been given less time for his crimes. Despite the prosecution’s complaint, the Court of Criminal Appeal ultimately dismissed the challenge, ruling that the sentence was acceptable. However, the prosecution might not need a harsher punishment, as Hill was assaulted in prison several times just a few months after beginning his sentence. Dear readers, we are republishing this story amid recent reports that child se-ual abuse has surged in America during the pandemic.