Jesse Watters visits the scene of the brutal Facebook Live attack where a hate crime took place on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 on West Lexington Street in the Homan Square neighborhood.
Police charged Jordan Hill, 18; Tesfaye Cooper, 18; Brittany Covington, 18; and Tanisha Covington, 24, with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated unlawful restraint, aggravated battery, and hate crime, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office.
Jordan Hill, from Carpentersville, also was charged with robbery and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, and Brittany Covington were also charged with residential burglary.
Police said the 18-year-old victimized in the videos is a northwest suburban resident — possibly from Crystal Lake — who was listed recently as missing, endangered with special needs.
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