Benjamin Elliot Pleads Guilty to Tagging Mizzou Dorm with Racist Graffiti


Benjamin Elliot's hair says "Rasta," but his graffiti was nasty.
  • Benjamin Elliot's hair says "Rasta," but his graffiti was nasty.
One-time University of Missouri student Benjamin Elliot pleaded guilty to spray painting a racist slur on a Mizzou dorm last February. For admitting he tagged Hatch Hall with the "n-word," Elliot must pay court costs, complete 100 hours of community service and pay restitution to the university.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.