Saturday, August 7, 2010
Marines Accused of Assaulting a Gay Man: Hearing Postponed
A judge in Georgia, Claire Cornwell-Williams, again postponed a hearing Thursday for two Beaufort Marines who were accused of assaulting a gay man back in June. The judge postponed the hearing until September 9th to give Assistant District Attorney Laura Singleton and defense attorneys for the two Marines time to review a surveillance video of the assault. The charge happened on June 12, declared misdemeanor battery for allegedly punching the man in the back of the head during an incident near the intersection of Congress and Bull streets.