FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The teenage girl who authorities say was brutally attacked by another teen at a South Florida middle school has been released from a rehabilitation center and is at home.
Josie Lou Ratley was released on May 25 from the center where she has been undergoing physical and occupational therapy.
Her family's attorney Sean Domnick said in a statement that she is making slow progress and has a long way to go. She will continue with outpatient rehabilitation.
ifteen year-old Wayne Treacy is charged as an adult with first-degree attempted murder for the March 17 attack. He has pleaded not guilty and has apologized through his lawyer for the beating.
Ratley suffered brain damage in the assault. A 13-year-old girl is charged as a juvenile with being an accomplice for allegedly helping Treacy find Ratley.