Skip to comments.A Star Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation
Posted on 04/17/2014 5:32:59 PM PDT by Bon of Babble
"The police did not follow the obvious leads that would have quickly identified the suspect as well as witnesses, one of whom videotaped part of the sexual encounter. After the accuser identified Mr. Winston as her assailant, the police did not even attempt to interview him for nearly two weeks and never obtained his DNA.
The detective handling the case waited two months to write his first report and then prematurely suspended his inquiry without informing the accuser. By the time the prosecutor got the case, important evidence had disappeared, including the video of the sexual act."
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There was too much money at stake for all concerned. It was spread around, and the matter simply...went away.
4,000 word story that manages to completely avoid the fact that his victim was White.
No mention whatsoever of the Duke Lacrosse Team Frame-Up. Ask those guys if they think they were treated differently because they were *cough (white) cough* athletes.
who the hell cares what happens to the young 17/18 yro women....
I wish nothing but bad karma on the bunch of them including that little "innocent" qb who is such an angel...
Look up the photos around this case. She was dating him and was posting pictures of the two of them together AFTER the alleged rape.
Stockholm syndrome refers to a group of psychological symptoms that occur in some persons in a captive or hostage situation. It has received considerable media publicity in recent years because it has been used to explain the behavior of such well-known kidnapping victims as Patty Hearst (1974) and Elizabeth Smart (2002). The term takes its name from a bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden, in August 1973. The robber took four employees of the bank (three women and one man) into the vault with him and kept them hostage for 131 hours. After the employees were finally released, they appeared to have formed a paradoxical emotional bond with their captor; they told reporters that they saw the police as their enemy rather than the bank robber, and that they had positive feelings toward the criminal. The syndrome was first named by Nils Bejerot (19211988), a medical professor who specialized in addiction research and served as a psychiatric consultant to the Swedish police during the standoff at the bank. Stockholm syndrome is also known as Survival Identification Syndrome.”
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