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Call for review into rape investigation against college football star

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 - 01:25

Dec. 13 - Attorney for accuser in Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston sexual assault case says police conducted a flawed investigation. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Did Florida police fail to properly investigate sexual assault charges against a college football star? TEASER SOUNDBITE: "A complete failure of an investigation of a rape case." Patricia Carroll, the attorney for the accuser, says police didn't interview key witnesses, and didn't collect thorough blood tests. TEASER SOUNDBITE: PATRICIA CARROLL, ACCUSERS ATTORNEY, SAYING: "The first day I thought I was up against something fishy was the first conversation I had with Angulo when he said to me your client might want to think long and hard before she proceeds with this case because she is going to be raked over the coals and her list going be made miserable. The second huge red flag was his outright refusal to collect DNA of an identified rape suspect. " She's calling for an independent review of the investigation into sexual assault charges Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston. He was accused of raping an female student last year. She says detective Scott Angulo targeted her client, and not Winston, who is a a top contender to win the coveted Heisman Trophy this weekend. TEASER SOUNDBITE: PATRICIA CARROLL, ACCUSERS ATTORNEY SAYING: "One hundred and fifty-two pages of an investigation into the victim of a rape. Eleven pages in that packet containing the name of the suspect Jameis Winston. The resources directed by Angulo were directed at the victim. His resources were not directed at the suspect. He terminated an investigation without notifying the victim." Authorities announced last week that they would not bring charges against Winston.

Call for review into rape investigation against college football star

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 - 01:25

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