GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — A police report reveals new details from the night that a Georgia 19-year-old was hospitalized after his family says he was “tortured” and “humiliated” for hours and forced to drink alcohol at a party.
The Glynn County Police Department confirmed they opened a hazing investigation after Trenton Lehrkamp was hospitalized “due to a high level of intoxication, from a mixture of controlled substances and alcohol.”
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Channel 2′s sister station Action News Jax obtained a police report that showed that Lehrkamp had a blood alcohol concentration level of .464%.
Georgia law states the legal limit is 0.08%. That means Lehrkamp’s BAC level nearly six times the legal limit.
Photos and video have been circulating on social media showing how a group of teens allegedly left Lehrkamp after a party on St. Simons Island last Tuesday. One picture shows him taped to a chair with spray paint over him.
Police said three teens in a white Jeep Wrangler dropped Lehrkamp off at the hospital that night. The teens “kept asking if they were free to leave,” but were asked to leave their names and contact information, the report stated.
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In the report obtained by Action News Jax, Lehrkamp’s father told police that his son has gone over to the house before, but he never returns home normal and there were two other recent incidents.
On March 17, he said his son “come home covered in WD-40, vomit, paint, glue, egg yolk, and spray paint” and two weeks earlier, Lehrkamp needed stitches for a cut above his left eye. Another video showed the 19-year-old being hosed down.
Detectives have searched the home on St. Simons Island and said they recovered several pieces of evidence from the home. Detectives also said they spoke to Lehrkamp at the hospital after he became alert and conscious.
Action News Jax attended a vigil for Lehrkamp on Monday night where the Lehrkamp’s family released a statement. A GoFundMe account has raised over $71,000 to assist his family.
“…We are all cooperating with the authorities of the investigation and we want justice for Trent, and to hopefully prevent this from happening to any other kids in the future in our community. We are overwhelmed by all of the community outreach and deeply appreciate all of the love and support. Please continue to pray for justice and a full recovery for Trent.”
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