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Richmond, Mays react to guilty verdict in Steubenville court

Keith Srakocic / Pool via AP

Defense attorney Walter Madison, right, holds his client, 16-year-old Ma'lik Richmond, while defense attorney Adam Nemann, left, sits with his client Trent Mays, 17, as Judge Thomas Lipps pronounces them both delinquent on rape and other charges after their trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio on March 17.

Keith Srakocic / Pool via Reuters

Trent Mays is comforted by defense attorneys as he listens to the verdict in his trial at the juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio on March 17.

The judge in the Steubenville, Ohio rape case finds the two defendants are 'adjudicated delinquent' on all three counts which is equivalent to a finding of guilty in adult court.

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, The Associated Press

Judge Thomas Lipps ruled Sunday in juvenile court that Steubenville High School students Trent Mays and Ma'Lik Richmond are guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party last August in Ohio.

"I'd like to apologize to her family, [the] community. No pics should have been sent. That's all sir," said Mays.

"I'd like to apologize to you people. I had no intentions to do anything, I'm sorry to put you through this — I'm sorry, I didn't... " said Richmond as he broke down crying. Continue reading article.