Jury Returns Split Verdict In McKeesport Rape Trial

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There was a split verdict in the trial of a man accused of raping a woman in McKeesport.

The incident happened in April of 2010. The victim was 18. Jacquay Hall ran into her outside the Street Stars Bar.

Jurors heard a dramatic 911 tape. On it, the victim said, “Stop.” The alleged attacker says too late.

Victim: “Please leave me alone.”

Operator: “Hello?”

Hall: “Shut the [expletive] up. Shut the [expletive] up.”

Hall’s defense attorney Kevin Abramovitz says the rest of the tape sounds much different.

“There were parts where she’s telling him where to put it and she is saying, ‘Oh. I’m going to make you my boo,’” he said. “That does not sound like rape.”

The jury found Hall not guilty of kidnapping, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful restraint and resisting arrest.

He was found guilty of terroristic threats and two weapons charges.

But on the charges of rape, indecent assault, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person, jurors could not reach a verdict after 10 hours of deliberation.

Hall will likely be tried again on those charges.

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  • steve


  • Thomas J Duttine

    I guess the cell phone wasn’t enough…..The jury wanted VIDEO!!!!!

  • Marissa

    Doesn’t sound like “rape” if the victim is telling the accused “where to put it”..

  • Harley

    Come on Marissa in certain situations you will say or do anything when a gun is to your head. The woman was trying to survive and urban gorilla attack.

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