Texas teen charged in alleged rape of 16-year-old girl, shared pics on social media

A 19-year-old has been arrested in the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl who was attacked and then had pictures of her naked body posted to social media.

Clinton Onyeahialam, 19, was charged with two counts of sexual assault of a child

According to court documents, Onyeahialam attacked two teen girls on June 1 in Texas, reports Click 2 Houston.

After photos spread of the girl, only identified as Jada, sick internet trolls mimicked the girl by taking photos copying the position of her limp body and posting them to Twitter and Vine using the hashtag ‘#jadapose’.

Many of the images have since been removed – and other internet users have slammed their sick taunts and have jumped to her defense.

Speaking of the arrest to NBC today, Jada said the news was ‘wonderful’ and she would like to now see ‘justice in full effect.’

‘My life has changed a lot. It is not the same anymore, but it’s not the worst.

‘From my community there is very little support still such as the teenagers, but as adults they are very supportive and people outside my community are very supportive.’

In July the teen bravely stepped forward and spoke out about the alleged attack in an interview with KHOU.

‘There’s no point in hiding,’ she said in the interview. ‘Everybody has already seen my face and my body, but that’s not what I am and who I am.’

Jada told the station that she had attended a party with a friend, and thought it was just going to be kids hanging out.

But when she showed up, the teen boy hosting the party gave her a drink of punch she believes was spiked with some sort of drug.

Jada says she passed out and didn’t know what happened for the rest of the night until after the party, when pictures of her body – stripped from the waist down – started appearing on social media.

She said she only found out she was raped when she saw the pictures.

Following the attack, Jada’s peers mercilessly continued to spread the videos and pictures online – and since her interview, trolls also started attacking her.

As the hashtag spread, other internet users decided to claim it as their own to throw support behind the teenage victim and lambast her attackers.

‘Houston loves and supports you, Jada,’ Kia Hutch wrote on Twitter. ‘Standing in solidarity #JusticeforJada #jadacounterpose #jadapose.’

Jada fought back against the internet bullies by posing with the hashtag ‘I am Jada’ which soon gained momentum.

Onyeahialam’s bond was set at $30,000.

Source: The DailyMail

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