Victim's Sister: Brock Turner Tried to Force Himself on Me Too

And more from court documents released Friday
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2016 10:15 AM CDT
Brock Turner, seen here in court, allegedly kissed his victim's sister uninvited multiple times at the same frat party where he raped the victim.   (Karl Mondon/San Jose Mercury News via AP)

(Newser) – The sister of Brock Turner's victim says Turner tried to force himself on her the same night he raped her sister. That's one of a number of things revealed in court documents released Friday. The Los Angeles Times reports the victim's sister says Turner "started making out on her cheek" and grabbed her waist unprompted at the frat party in January 2015. She was able to pull away and warn a friend. “The face of the man who assaulted my sister is burned into my memory," the Washington Post quotes her as saying in a statement to the court. She also talks about the guilt she feels for leaving her sister alone at the party. “An entire part of my heart has been permanently broken," she says. “The damage you inflicted is irreversible," she tells Turner, who was sentenced to six months in jail.

The newly released documents also include allegations from prosecutors that Turner lied to the court about his alcohol and drug use, CBS News reports. Part of Turner's defense was that he had "never really experienced celebrating or partying that involved alcohol" before coming to Stanford. But the documents include texts, photos, and videos that prosecutors say prove Turner had plenty of experience with alcohol and drugs, including LSD and marijuana, in high school and prior to his assault on the victim. Finally, following the release of statements from Turner's father and grandparents, the new documents include a statement from his mother. In it, she says she cries everyday and can't decorate her new home because of the trauma inflicted on her family, the Fresno Bee reports. She says Turner was just "trying to fit in." (Read more Brock Turner stories.)

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