Special grand jury to reconvene in rape case
STEUBENVILLE (AP) – An special grand jury is ready to renew its investigation into whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old girl.
One of the key issues before the panel set to meet today in Steubenville is whether adults who are required to report crimes knew early on of the rape last August but didn’t say anything.
The panel last met May 24, then adjourned to give investigators overseen by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine time to gather more evidence.
A judge in March convicted two high school football players of raping the West Virginia girl after an alcohol-fueled party last summer.