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Charges dropped for 2 school employees in Steubenville rape case as part of plea agreement
Reported by: Associated Press
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 5:27 PM EDT
Charges have been dropped against two Ohio school employees as part of an investigation into whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl by two high school football players.
The state attorney general's office confirmed Wednesday misdemeanor charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect were dropped June 20 after Fluharty and Gorman met conditions of a deal requiring them to perform volunteer work.
The rape case drew attention amid allegations of a cover-up to protect the celebrated Steubenville High School football team.