Three college football players and a former teammate have been accused of taking part in the gang rape of an 18-year-old high school student
Three Hibbing Community College football players and a former teammate appeared in St. Louis County District Court Monday accused of taking part in the gang rape of an 18-year-old Iron Range high school student on the college campus.
Daily Whitten, 19, of Darlington, S.C., Talon Deante Jackson, 20, and Terrance Dominque Laverity, 20, both of Miami, are each charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Former teammate Andrew Jonathan Williams, 20, of Milwaukee, is charged with two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. The first-degree charge involves sexual penetration; the second-degree charge alleges forced sexual contact.
According to the criminal complaints:
The alleged victim said that a black man from Milwaukee who she had met previously in the college dorms asked her if she wanted to hang out and took her into a dark room, where he and several other men sexually assaulted her.
The men eventually left, she picked her clothes off the floor, drove to her boyfriend's home and told his mother what allegedly happened. The mother called a sexual assault advocate and the girl went to a hospital where she was examined.
A Hibbing police investigator showed the alleged victim a number of photographs of black males who live in Room 107 of the college dorm, where the assault took place.
The woman identified Williams and Laverity as taking part in the assault. The complaint alleges that Jackson told Williams he had sex with the woman, but denied it to Hibbing police.
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