Prosecutor: Woman accusing Billy Joe Miles of rape has received threats

A prosecutor in the criminal case involving former University of Kentucky board chairman Billy Joe Miles says the woman who says Miles raped her has received death threats and other harassment since the charges were filed.
    
An attorney for Miles has denied any involvement by Miles or any member of his family.
    
Miles pleaded not guilty Monday to rape, sodomy and bribing a witness, according to media reports. He was charged earlier this month
    
Barbara Whaley, an assistant state attorney general who is prosecuting the case, cited nine occasions since Miles’ indictment in which the woman has been contacted or harassed. Whaley says those include death threats left on her car windshield and an incident when someone threw a hammer that smashed the the windshield while she was driving.
    
Miles is a prominent Daviess County businessman.

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