Skip to comments.Man guilty of raping girl, 12 (blames victim for "coming on to him")
Posted on 10/08/2009 8:11:24 AM PDT by meandog
Man pleads guilty to raping preteen girl
BY KEITH EPPS
A Spotsylvania man yesterday admitted that he raped a preteen girl earlier this year.
Richard Eugene Smith Jr., 38, pleaded guilty to rape in Spotsylvania Circuit Court. He faces the possibility of life in prison when he is sentenced Dec. 2.
As part of a plea agreement, prosecutor Amy Harper dropped a second rape charge against Smith.
According to the evidence presented by Harper, Smith had sexual relations with the 12-year-old girl twice between June 1 and July 22.
The second incident ended when the girl's mother walked into the child's bedroom and saw Smith molesting her daughter.
Smith left the home, but deputies found him a short time later. He told police that he made a "stupid mistake" and that the child started the incident by "coming on" to him....
(Excerpt) Read more at fredericksburg.com ...
And the mother didn’t kill him?
So has Whoopi weighed in to let us know whether or not it was “rape-rape”?
It should have ended there. If I were on a jury, I could not vote to convict a mother for shooting a child rapist in the back of the head for raping/molesting her daughter.
While the article indicates that this sick beast faces the possibility of life in prison, does anyone really expect that to happen?
I think it will be punishment enough to send him to France for 30 years to live in luxury. Plus, deny him the right to attend the Acadamy Awards ceremony, even if he wins! That will teach him a lesson!
Okay, okay....even if in some bizarro world a 12 year old child “comes on to” a middle aged man, how does this son-of-a-b!tch get to a place in his head where it’s okay morally and legally to act on it?
Were I in his shoes (supposing things happened as he said) I would have immediately gone to the kids’ mother and told her that her daughter has a problem, seek help.
No, this “man” is a child molester, this 12 year old did NOT “come on to” him (except in his twisted mind) and he deserves everything coming his way in prison.
She used her feminine wiles on him! Whats a man to do? She sat in his lap for heavens sake!
Apparently this was a live in boyfriend. Always a bad idea.
That guy ran while she was getting her gun?
A 38-year old man who has no self control needs to be removed from this world as soon as possible. “If it feels good do it” is a phrase from Satan himself.
Any photos of this “child”? Did the mother allow the girl to doll herself up like a ho-bag? I am still stunned by what I saw at my kids (former) middle school. 11-12-year old girls who are 5’ 7”, fully developed and wearing tons of makeup, tatoos, etc. Almost all of them were black. There was a study showing that puberty among black girls is 18-24 months earlier than whites. The study hinted that earlier exposure to sexual activity triggers early onset of puberty. I have no idea if that is true. Not sure what the race is in this case, or what the girl looked like. It stuns me how some parents let their daughters (and sons) dress these days.
Harvey Weinstein shrugs, wonders what the big deal is.
Wonder if Whoopi will say that this isn’t “rape-rape” since he didn’t promise her a job in Hollywood and she came on to him.
And Fredericksburg seems like such a nice town...
For the record, I don't believe a word this guy says. If there was any luring going on, I believe it was the creep who started it.
That is the age of my youngest daughter....I can’t say what I’d do to this guy while posting on this site....GRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
He's probably never heard of him. His qualification is that he's from Spotsylvania County Virgina. They still have a molester/murderer on the loose for about the last 10 years. Maybe this is him.
Smith told police that he gets sexually aroused when watching sports and wasn't paying much attention when the girl got on his lap.
Since justice escaped him when the mother found him molesting the girl, send him to the pen. They know how to dispense justice for a child molester.
Concur. I really believe that any man guilty of sex with a minor should be castrated if sentenced to prison terms as they are only going to try it again when they get out.
This guy’s real mistake was not becoming a famous director after doing this. Maybe they should let the guy try making a movie before the trial? If he makes a good movie, they should leave him alone. At the very least, it needs to be determined whether or not this was rape-rape./s
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