Another Ex-Athlete Convicted in Vanderbilt Rape Case

June 20, 2016

A jury in Tennessee on Friday convicted Brandon Vandenburg, a former football player at Vanderbilt University, of inviting three teammates to his room to sexually assault an unconscious woman, The New York Times reported. One of the teammates has also been convicted and two others are awaiting trial. Earlier convictions were thrown out after it was revealed that a juror failed to disclose that she had been a victim of statutory rape. Vandenburg was not accused of physically attacking the woman but of inviting others to do so and making a video of the attacks that he sent to others. His defense was that he was too intoxicated to be held responsible.

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