A white-colored Sc couple is charged with strongly attacking an interracial couple throughout a road rage incident while yelling racist slurs, the neighborhood sheriff’s department stated now.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department arrested John Kingkade, 38, and the wife Krystal Kingkade, 37, on Wednesday evening regarding the the Saturday incident, based on a sheriff’s department pr release acquired by Archiweekend.com.
On Saturday evening, another couple was driving when their vehicle was apparently stop by the Kingkade’s vehicle. The motive force from the Kingkade’s vehicle, that is apparently a more recent model white Mercedes, signaled for that couple — recognized by WIS-TV as 21-year-olds Elena Vawter and Bron Cornett — to pull over right into a nearby Dollar Tree parking area.
“Once there, John Kingkade got from his vehicle, contacted the victims’ vehicle, and started shouting racial slurs their way,” the pr release states.
When Cornett got from his vehicle, John Kingkade allegedly assaulted him, “knocking him down,” based on the pr release.
“It was this type of loud smack when my boyfriend hit the floor,” Vawter told WIS-TV. “The scream am terrible, I figured he’d been shot.”
Once the Vawter found her boyfriend’s aid, investigators say she was assaulted by Krystal Kingkade.
“Both victims’ phones were taken throughout the altercation,” investigators note. “The Kingkades then left the scene.”
Both Vawter and Cornett needed to be come to a healthcare facility to become treated for his or her injuries. Vawter told WIS-TV that her tooth was damaged after John Kingkade allegedly punched her hard.
Cornett now apparently has muscle, nerve and ligament damage.
“I’m constantly in discomfort now,” Cornett told WIS-TV. “I have no idea if my leg’s the same again.”
The husband and wife has each been billed with two counts of robbery and 2 counts of assault and battery within the first degree. They aren’t in prison after posting bonds. It’s unclear should they have lawyers.
John Kingkade is scheduled to look in court on May 14 Krystal Kingkade arrives before the court on May 21. He has a previous criminal background after in 2003 he pleaded guilty to some drug charge, based on The Condition.
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