School superintendent among 4 charged in Stubenville rape case
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) - A school superintendent and three more people have been charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl last year in eastern Ohio.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the charges Monday in Steubenville
The grand jury had investigated whether adults like coaches or school administrators knew of the rape allegation but failed to report it as required by state law.
The Steubenville superintendent faces the most serious charges, including obstructing justice. A principal, a strength coach and a volunteer coach also are charged. They're accused of interfering with the investigation or failing to report possible abuse of a minor.
A judge convicted two Steubenville football players with raping the girl in August 2012.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's attorney general plans to discuss new developments as a grand jury investigates whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl last year.
Attorney General Mike DeWine plans a news conference Monday in Steubenville in eastern Ohio. The issues investigated by the grand jury there include whether adults like teachers or coaches knew of the rape but failed to report it as required by state law.
A judge convicted two Steubenville High School football players of raping the girl in August 2012.
The grand jury previously charged the Steubenville schools' information technology director with tampering with evidence, obstructing justice, obstructing official business and perjury.
The panel also indicted that man's daughter on theft and receiving stolen property charges unrelated to the rape case.