Transcript for Steubenville Rape Trial: Football Stars Convicted
Now to the verdict that's rocked an ohio town and has been felt across much of the country. A judge convicting two high school football players of sexual assaulting a 16-year-old girl. Both young men breaking down after the verdict. Alex perez is in steubenville, ohio, for us this morning. Reporter: Good morning, robin. This morning, as the defts begin serving their time, prosecutors say the investigation is still not over. They're working to determine if others should be charged. Both of the defts are adjudicated delink consequent beyond a reasonable out the. Reporter: In court, 17-year-old trent mays and 16-year-old ma'lik richmond sobbed when they heard the verdicts. I would like to apologize to . To my family, their family. No pictures should have been sent around. Reporter: Richmond speaking to the family of the 16-year-old girl they were convicted of assaulting. I would like the apologize to you people. I had no intention of doing anything like that. I'm sorry to put you guys through this. I -- Reporter: Tears of pain streaming from both sides. Emotion and compassion prosecutors say mays and richmond should have shone before. As an outsider looking in, the lack of remorse was appalling. Reporter: The judge offered the teens advice. the children involved in this case, they can all change their lives for the better. Reporter: Advice that the victim's mother hopes will resonate. Human compassion is not taught by a teacher, a coach, or a parent. It's a god-given gift instilled all of us. I have pity for you both. I hope you fear the lord, repent for your actions praand pray hard for his forgiveness. Reporter: The defts will be credited for time served. Mays must serve at least two years. Richmond, a year. Both could be held until they're 21.
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