Judge refuses to release 4 accused of beating disabled youth

These booking photos provided by the Chicago Police Department show, from left, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington, Tanishia Covington and Jordan Hill, four people charged, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, with aggravated kidnapping and taking part in a hate crime after allegedly beating and taunting a man in a video broadcast live on Facebook. (Chicago Police Department via AP)

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HATE CRIME? Black attackers slur white soldier before fatal stabbing: cops

Army Spc. Tevin Geike, 20, was stabbed to death in Lakewood, Wash. — an attack that may have been racially motivated.

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Army Spc. Tevin Geike, 20, was stabbed to death in Lakewood, Wash. — an attack that may have been racially motivated.

 

Army Spc. Tevin Geike celebrated the end of his service the night of the attack. Fellow soldiers told Lakewood cops black men in a car yelled ‘cracker’ at them as the combat vets walked home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

(SOURCE)  A white soldier stabbed to death in Washington might have been the target of a hate crime.

Black men in a car yelled “cracker” repeatedly at 20-year-old Tevin Geike and two friends early Saturday morning in Lakewood as the soldiers walked along a sidewalk, friends told police.

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