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FSU Quarterback DNA Linked Sexual Assault Victim

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The family of a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a Florida State University football player says she was warned not to pursue charges.

A student claims FSU quarterback and Hueytown, AL native, Jameis Winston raped her last year.
The Tampa Bay Times reports a police detective warned the accuser's attorney that Tallahassee was "a big football town" and that the woman's life would be made miserable if she pursued a case.

Now ESPN reports DNA found on the woman's underwear matches Winston's. This does not prove he sexually assaulted the woman.

Winston has not been arrested or charged with a crime. His attorney has denied any wrongdoing.

 

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