Leland man charged with raping, assaulting girl; Bond now set at more than $7 million
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (StarNewsOnline.com / WWAY) -- After appearing in court today, 22-year-old Denzel Jamal Hill's bond was set at more than $7 million.  He's charged with assaulted a female friend with a cigarette lighter and then later raping her.

Hill, according to arrest documents, had sex with the unidentified 15-year-old victim and allegedly conducted various sexual acts with her. The alleged incidents happened July 16.

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There is waaayyy more to this story than what is reported. That's what the is so awful because they don't provide all the information to make some defendants look so bad. Another observation...there are 2 other dudes on this website who have allegedly raped younger girls but they haven't gotten half the attention as this case...I wonder why but I can guess...

Let's see if I understand this. This man, if you can call him that, had already burned her with a cigarette lighter months before. What possessed her to be around him again? The word stupidity comes to mind!

The word "stupidity" came to my mind as well after reading your comment. Along with ignorant, clueless, and mean-spirited...

Hey Anne? Maybe you simply not comment on a story like this unless you know more than a couple lines in a newspaper article.

"Let's see if I understand this."

...oh brother (rolls his eyes)

Anne might not know anything except what she has read but I would agree that the girl was stupid to have been around in the first place or on a different occasion. I went to school with this guy at North Brunswick high school. This guy has always acted like a thug and has been constantly in trouble since I met him in 9th grade. He came from the 'streets' of New York or so he told me with pride as if it were cool to be a gangster. Deserves to be locked up for life period. Anyone that defends him must be family.

You don't have to be around them again for them to come after you. A thug will do whatever they want to do, that's why they are thugs!

Yes we are defending him. And how dare you say he deserves life. What if this was your family member and some said they "deserved" life? Not a nice thing to say and uncalled for. So please keep your petty comments to yourself.

maybe the family of the girl should have gave him the alternative to life in prison a bullet in the head and saved the tax payers a lot of money and him a lot of time.

34 counts of statutory rape where the defendant is at least six years older than the victim
17 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child
3 counts of first-degree sexual offense
2 counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury
4 counts of assault by strangulation
3 counts of second-degree kidnapping
10 counts of assault inflicting serious bodily injury
1 count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

This man very much deserves to be behind bars for the rest of his life.

What if the victim was your family member? Would you be okay with a man like this walking around free after doing this to your family member?