Powered by

He raped a teenager as she was dying of an overdose. His sentence: 34 months.

Nov 20, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

The teenager lying in Brian Varela's bed had snorted "a fat line" of crushed Percocet. She seemed "really out of it" while Varela was having sex with her, he later told police, tilting his head and rolling his eyes to the back of his head to show detectives what he meant by "really out of it."

Afterward, she snorted more Percocet, and then Varela gave the girl a hit of highly concentrated THC, according to a probable-cause affidavit.

She collapsed within seconds and never woke up. Va...