Thursday, February 26, 2015

Former Louisville Player Chris Jones Charged with Rape, Sodomy

Former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones, who was dismissed from the team Sunday, has been charged with rape and sodomy.

The alleged assaults occurred Saturday night after Louisville's win over Miami (FL).

Here are more details from the Courier-Journal:

The warrant says that one of the women was hospitalized Sunday and able to identify Jones as her assailant. One of the women is 19 and the other 20, according to the warrant.

Jones, who was dismissed from the team Sunday, is expected to surrender in court on Thursday morning.

The alleged sexual assaults occurred on Saturday night, after Jones, who had been suspended earlier, then reinstated, led U of L to a home victory over Miami.

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Jones was suspended for a game last week for another problem, then was reinstated for the Miami game.

On Sunday, he was dismissed from the team permanently.

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