(NEWSER) – Police have arrested two 16-year-old girls for allegedly posting social media death threats against the victim of the Steubenville rape case, WTOC reports. The threats were made on Facebook and Twitter, the APreports; CBS News quotes one of them as reading, "you ripped my family apart, you made my cousin cry, so when I see you xxxxx, it’s gone be a homicide."
Police say they've linked one of the girls to one of the convicted rapists, Ma'Lik Richmond. The girls are being held in a juvenile facility and face charges of aggravated menacing. (A grand jury probe may lead to other arrests in the rape case.)