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UPDATE 8/31/2020 Bryan C. Sattelmyer is now charged with raping a 10-year-old and an 18-year-old female, in addition to the original charge of raping a 13 year-old girl. On Monday, a grand jury indicted the 45 year-old on six counts of rape, three counts of gross sexual imposition, and one count of having weapons while… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The latest federal lawsuit against Ohio State over two decades of alleged sexual abuse by a now-deceased team doctor means nearly 300 men are listed plaintiffs in the matter. Forty-three plaintiffs filed a new case Thursday, including a wrestler alleging Richard Strauss raped him and two men alleging they were sexually… Read More
The average age of those who were raped was around 15, and their assailants were typically older partners. Women who were raped had a greater likelihood of long-term health problems.
Update 3:43 p.m. The Ohio Senate has approved a proposal to extend the 20-year time period for prosecuting rape and sexual battery. The bill provides an additional five years for prosecution from the time a potential suspect is identified through DNA testing. The legislation comes as the Attorney General’s Office continues to plow through a… Read More
Lawmakers are scheduled to vote this week on proposals to extend the 20-year statute of limitations for rape and sexual battery. Related bills in the House and Senate would provide an additional five years for prosecution from the point when a potential suspect is identified through DNA testing. The legislation comes as the Attorney General’s… Read More