What Is The Lindenwood University Basketball Rape Case?
Three students at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, who play at on the basketball team have been charged in the rape of a female student at the school.
Tylan Birts and Ermias Nega were charged with second-degree rape, and Bradley Newman was charged with second-degree invasion of privacy.
According to a statement provided by the woman the assault happened at Tylan Birts’ off-campus residence. She says she had consensual sex with Ermias Nega and that he then left the room and told the other two men she was “ready” to have sex with them.
Police say Birts entered the dark room and started having sex with the woman. When she realized that Birts wasn’t Nega, she turned on the lights, and saw Nega hiding in the corner of the room.
The three men have been suspended from the basketball team during the investigation.
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