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|Fourth man charged in Atlanta gay videotaped assault|
|Written by Dyana Bagby|
|Friday, 02 March 2012 14:30|
A Fulton County grand jury has indicted four men in the beating of openly gay Brandon White, whose videotaped attack was uploaded to the internet and went viral, rallying efforts to pass a hate crimes law in Georgia.
The fourth suspect, Javaris Bradford, 24, has not yet been arrested by the Atlanta Police Department, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jarvis has a record including being charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault.
Bradford was indicted by Fulton County Grand Jury on Feb. 24. as well as suspects currently in custody, Christopher Cain, Dorian Moragne and Darael Demare Williams.
They are all charged with two counts of aggravated assault, one count of robbery and one count of participation in criminal street activity, according to the AJC.
Moragne, whose defense attorney Jay Abt and mother met with gay activists from Change Atlanta, was granted a $40,000 bond on Friday, the AJC reported. However, Moragne is on probation and remains behind bars.
Change Atlanta organizer Devin Barrington Ward has since apologized for accusing White of lying about not knowing his attackers.
White himself has become the spokesperson for a new anti-violence campaign called "Speak Out With Brandon."
The FBI is continuing to investigate the beating as a possible hate crime.
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