SD Jury Sentence Gay Man To Death, Because He Would Enjoy Male Prison Too Much.

Members of the jury are quoted saying “sentencing Rhines to life in prison would be sending him where he wants to go."

21st century. America. A man in South Dakota was sentenced to death because he is gay, and the jury thought that he…

In 1992 Charles Rhines was fired from his job at a doughnut shop in Rapid City, South Dakota and went back to rob the place 2 weeks later. Caught burglarizing the shop by an employee named Donnivan Schaeffer, Rhines stabbed the 22-year old in the abdomen and back. Then, as Schaeffer pleaded for his life, Rhines thrust the blade into the base of his skull.