Report: Florida State Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault by Star Player

September 5, 2014

Florida State University has begun a disciplinary review into an alleged sexual assault involving its star football quarterback, The New York Times reported. The December 2012 incident allegedly involving Jameis Winston has spurred intense criticism (including an April Times article) for seemingly lax procedures by local law enforcement officials and the university. A lawyer for the former student who was allegedly assaulted told the Times that Florida State officials had interviewed his client last month. A university spokeswoman said she could not discuss any specific case.

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