A school superintendent and three others have been indicted in connection with a high-profile Ohio rape case that shocked a community and drew national headlines for how word of the incident spread on social media.
Mike McVey, the Steuebenville schools superintendent, was among those charged, and state Attorney General Mike DeWine accused McVey on Monday of felony tampering with evidence and obstructing justice when authorities sought to investigate allegations that high school football players raped a drunk student. A school principal, a wrestling coach and a volunteer football coach were also charged on several misdemeanor counts. McVey or a lawyer representing him have yet to comment on the charges. The team’s head football coach was not charged.
The charges stem from a special grand jury probe that followed the March rape convictions of Steubenville High School football players Ma’lik Richmond and Trenton Mays for raping a 16-year-old girl in 2012. Authorities…
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