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Tommy Lee Poindexter, a kid with the heart of a Nazi

‚ÄčUPDATE: Woman testifies against her attackers: “Was anybody laughing?” prosecutor Aleathea McRoberts asked. “Yes . . . all of them were laughing,” the woman said. She said they also wanted to set her on fire, but couldn’t find a lighter.

A 35-year-old woman and her 12-year-old son fled the poverty of Haiti for the seemingly better prospects of Florida. But they were broke, so they landed in the Dunbar Village projects of West Palm Beach, where police say they instantly became targets for other residents. It came to a climax two years ago, when three teenagers knocked on their door, claiming they had a flat tire and asking for help.

Police say three people, all teenagers at the time, forced their way into the apartment. What followed could have been scripted by the Nazis.

Police contend the kids repeatedly raped the woman, sodomized her, and forced her to perform oral sex on her 12-year-old son. They also beat the boy. As many as 10 teens took part in the assault, going in and out of the apartment as the attack progressed. When they were all done, they drenched mother and son in cleaning solutions, nail polish remover and vinegar in hopes of eliminating the evidence…

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