Meet Kathryn Knott, The Violent Homophobe Who Beat A Gay Couple Unconscious

Screen Shot 2014-09-24 at 2.01.06 PMOne of the suspects charged in Philadelphia’s brutal September 11th gay bashing has a history of being homophobic on Twitter. Are you surprised?

We reported earlier today that three suspects have been charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and criminal conspiracy after beating and subsequently hospitalizing a gay couple in an unprovoked attack in Center City this month.

From a group of 12 reported former Catholic high school classmates, eight allegedly took active roles in the assault, and only three have been charged.

If you want to learn more about the assault, check out our previous coverage.

One assailant, 24-year-old Kathryn Knott, is the daughter of Chalfont, Pennsylvania Police Chief Karl Knott and an apparent spoiled brat. Her neighbors told ABC 6 that they’re “not surprised” by the charges.

And according to some tweets dug up by Twitter user Clarknt67, she’s had quite a few things to say about gays, and quite a few tequila shots too many. From what we can tell, she’s also an ER technician, has a propensity to drink at home, and is so annoyed when her parents give her checks instead of cash:

God bless ‘merica, where this gem of a woman will likely remain innocent until proven rich.

Update: Philly mag has uncovered some tweets that suggest Knott’s father, Chalfont, Pennsylvania’s police chief Karl Knott, has abused his power in the past to benefit her:

And, of course, raised her to be a total scumbag:

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