Todd County authorities have charged two student athletes following claims of sexual assault by their fellow teammates at Browerville High School. Court documents said a number of victims claimed they were assaulted by Seth Kellen and Connor Burns, both 18, as well as an unnamed juvenile teammate, in an alleged incident at Horseshoe Lake last August.
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Former Minnesota high school athlete maintains innocence in sex assault plea
A former Browerville high school athlete accused with two others of sexually assaulting fellow teammates pleaded guilty in Todd County District Court Friday. In the plea -- which allows Connor S. Burns, 18, of Clarissa, to maintain his innocence -- Burns also acknowledges there is enough evidence to convict him.
St. Paul priest arrested on suspicion of sexual assault of a minor
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has removed Curtis Carl Wehmeyer, 47, as a pastor. He was arrested in Oakdale on Friday and released from the Ramsey County Jail on Monday, pending further investigation. He has not been charged. A male juvenile has alleged assaults over a two-year period.
North Dakota teacher arrested for sexting, sexual assault
Richard Laqua has been charged with sexually assaulting a student and sending her explicit text messages. School administrators say the girl was not in the teacher’s class and they don’t know how he got the student’s cell phone number.
Minnesota priest accused of sexual assault jailed in India
Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul allegedly sexually assaulted two underage girls in the Diocese of Crookston eight years ago. The Star Tribune reports the 57-year-old went to India before charges were filed in 2006. Jeyapaul denies the allegations and continues to work with children.
Proctor investigation: Senior charged with sexually assaulting teammate
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UMD paper skips light tradition, starts year with report on sexual assaults
Instead of writing the sort of lighter articles that traditionally greet freshman in the University of Minnesota Duluth's student newspaper, two reporters with The Statesman chose instead to do a series of investigative pieces to bring attention to unreported sexual assault cases among college students.
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