Meghan Markle spoke with Althea Bernstein, an 18-year-old Black lady, who was the sufferer of an alleged hate crime in Wisconsin final week, E! Information has discovered.
The Duchess of Sussex and husband Prince Harry known as her over the weekend to “provide their assist and hopefully be a small supply of consolation.”
According to NBC Information, police in Madison launched a hate crime investigation after the younger lady stated a bunch of white males doused her with lighter fluid and set her on fireplace. The police division’s incident report states that Bernstein advised investigators that she noticed 4 white males and “she says one used a sprig bottle to deploy a liquid on her face and neck, after which threw a flaming lighter at her, inflicting the liquid to ignite.”
Moreover, the report states that Bernstein was in a position to put out the flames and drove him. As soon as there, her mom advised her to go to the hospital, the place the 18-year-old was advised that the liquid was, in reality, believed to be lighter fluid.
Meghan bought in contact with Bernstein by the president of the Boys & Women Membership of Dane Nation, Michael Johnson, according to Wisconsin information outlet Channel 3000. Johnson has additionally been performing as a spokesperson for Bernstein and stated the Duke and Duchess talked on the telephone with the younger lady for about 40 minutes on Saturday afternoon.
— to www.eonline.com