White Mom and Sons Hurled Racial Slurs, Beat, Try to Drown Black Teen at an Illinois Campground

A white mother and her two sons brutalized, harassed, hurled racial slurs at, and nearly drowned a Black teen while at a Canton, Illinois campground this past weekend.

ABC 7 Chicago reports that 42-year-old Carrie Weller and her two sons Corry, 21 and Shane, 19 were caught on video attacking and yelling racial slurs at a 15-year-old Black teen.

According to police, Carrie Weller and her eldest son were arrested at the Canton Lake campground on Sunday after officers responded to a call regarding the fight in that area. The youngest son, Shane, was taken into police custody Wednesday night.

“They started beating him up and held him underwater until he was pretty much not breathing,” the victim’s mother, Tina Foley told ABC 7 Chicago.

Since their arrests, the three suspects have been charged with battery, mob action, and committing a hate crime, according to police.

“I’m proud to be from Illinois, because I tell people from Alabama, you know, it’s not like that up there. And hell, here I’ve got a video of people trying to drown my brother, call him the n-word,” said older brother Jordan Foley.

The 15-year-old had minor injuries and is fine but traumatized.

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