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Steubenville Rape Case: Four School Employees Charged

Jillian Morabito |
November 25, 2013 | 1:14 p.m. PST

Executive Producer

The Ohio Attorney General announced the charged this morning (via Twitter/@wholden42)
The Ohio Attorney General announced the charged this morning (via Twitter/@wholden42)
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the fates of four school employees involved in the 2012 rape of a 16-year-old girl. 

CNN reports four people have been charged in the Stubenville rape case, which took place in 2012. One of which is superintendent Michael McVey, who has been charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice as well as various misdemeanors regarding false statements. 

The rest of the people charged include elementary school principal Lynnett Gorman, wrestling coach Seth Flutharty, and football coach Matt Belardine, all of which were involved in the cover-up of the rape.

Previously, a school technology employee and his daughter were charged last month.  

Football players Ma'lik Richmond and Trenton Mays, both 17 years old, were convicted of the rape. Mays received two years and Richmond received only a minimum of one in juvenile correctional facility for the charge of rape. 

 The men raped the young girl when she was intoxicated at a party in August of 2012. There were graphic texts, images, and social media posts, which turned the case into a national story. 

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