Having trouble receiving FOX 17? Click here:

3 Michigan State players accused of assault violated policy

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer says three Michigan State University football players have been found in violation of campus policy after a sexual assault investigation.

Michigan State says federal law bars it from releasing the report or discussing the findings. But the report was shared with attorney Karen Truszkowski, who represents the alleged victim.

Truszkowski said Tuesday that the players will go through a campus penalty phase. The most severe penalty would be expulsion.

Separately, a prosecutor still is reviewing a police report for possible criminal charges.

Federal law requires Michigan State to investigate campus complaints about sexual harassment, apart from any police investigation. Truszkowski says she thinks the school’s investigation was “fair and reasonable.”

The names of the three players haven’t been released, but they’ve been suspended from team activities since February.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.