A Multnomah County judge Thursday sentenced 16-year-old Blue Christian James Kalmbach to spend 11 years in custody for the torture of another teenager -- a crime she called "unthinkable in many ways.''
"It's hard to image how this crime occurred,'' Circuit Judge Jean Kerr Maurer said. "It's almost impossible to imagine this could happen between friends.''
Kalmbach, who turned 16 in June, is the last of four teens to be sentenced in the Feb. 10 attack and was the one identified by police as having struck Dustyn Murrain, then 16, in the head with a crowbar and carving a swastika into his forehead with a box cutter-type knife. He faced the longest sentence of the group.
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