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Suspects accused of beating mentally disabled man in Chicago face hate crime charges

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The suspects accused of beating a mentally disabled man live on Facebook now face hate crime and kidnapping charges.

Chicago prosecutors filed the charges against four suspects in the beating police say went on for as many as 48 hours.

The video shows a white man tied up, his mouth covered, crouching in the corner of a room. The four suspects are black: 18-year-olds Jordan Hill, Brittany Covington and Tesfaya Cooper and 24-year-old Tanish Covington.

They're seen laughing as they punch, kick and cut the victim's forehead with a knife. All four are expected in court Friday.

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