Woman claims she was sexually assaulted at a UTA fraternity
Rape is a serious crime, and those who are charged with it need to know that a rape charge could lead to jail time and other punishments if they are convicted. This is why it's important to have a strong defense to help you if you're charged with this crime.
A local case in Arlington, Texas, might be of interest to Dallas readers. On Sept. 9, a news report stated that a University of Texas at Arlington student and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been suspended after a local woman told the police that she had been sexually assaulted inside the fraternity house. According to reports, the woman was found unconscious in one of the dorms on campus before she was taken to the hospital. When she arrived at the hospital, she made the report about the alleged attacks.
Allegations of underage drinking is presently being investigated at the fraternity house, and the university would not offer any other details about the alleged attack. At present, a student who identified himself as the Sigma Phi Epsilon vice president stated that the fraternity was doing its best to cooperate with the university during the investigation at this time. Another fraternity at the university, Pi Kappa Phi, was also suspended over the same weekend for allegations of underage drinking.
Drinking and parties sometimes lead to consequences that no one sees coming. Mistakes can be made, and some people may regret their decisions. If you believe you've been falsely accused of rape or sexual assault, a strong defense is the best option. You have the right to protect yourself and your reputation, and an experienced criminal defense attorney is crucial in order to to have the best chance at a positive outcome in your case.
WFAA 8, "Woman found unconscious, reports sexual assault at UTA fraternity" Todd Unger, Sep. 09, 2013