A sampling of some of the more memorable quotes from Austin Vantrease and his family.
“I was expecting the police and do not want to talk without consulting my attorney”. [Austin Vantrease. When pulled from class by the Investigating Detective, 12/01/2009 at the University of Delaware].
“I got in a fight. The kid fell down and hit his head. Now he’s in a coma”. [Austin Vantrease. When asked by a fellow inmate why he was in prison.]
“Austin wouldn’t hurt a fly”.
“Austin was in the wrong place at the wrong time”. [Bob Vantrease]
“A fight is a fight is a fight”. [Gale Vantrease]
“It was a travesty what the WV Court did to Austin”. [Gale Vantrease]
“Austin is not the only one to blame”. [Gale Vantrease]
“People can call us ‘Monsters’ if it helps them…” [Gale Vantrease]
“Only way that I’ve ever actually described it is like when you just drop an egg onto concrete…” [Jonathan May. Describing the sound he heard when Austin Vantrease kicked Ryan in the head.]
MORE TO COME…