2 accused of breaking into apartment, throwing boiling water on mother, tasing her, raping her in front of her son

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Francisco Palencia and Josue Ramirez

GWINNETT COUNTY, Georgia — Three young men are accused of committing unspeakable crimes against a mother in her apartment — in front of her son.

Police say 17-year-old Francisco Palencia and 19-year-old Josue Ramirez broke into the apartment on May 12th around 3:00 a.m.

When the woman tried to get away with her children, the men threw boiling water on her and began shocking her with a Taser.

The men then dragged her into a bedroom and raped her in front of her older son. They are also suspected of stealing the woman’s jewelry box, her student ID card and her German Shepherd puppy.

A 15-year-old girl was also arrested, and is accused of driving the two men to the apartment.

All three teens were later apprehended and arrested.

Palencia and Ramirez are facing charges of home invasion, rape, kidnapping, aggravated battery and cruelty to children. It is unclear what the 15-year-old is being charged with.

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