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Ohio AG plans announcement about rape case inquiry

Updated at: 11/25/2013 8:35 AM
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(AP) STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Ohio’s attorney general plans to discuss new developments as a grand jury investigates whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl last year.

Attorney General Mike DeWine plans a news conference Monday in Steubenville (STOO’-behn-vihl) in eastern Ohio. The issues investigated by the grand jury there include whether adults like teachers or coaches knew of the rape but failed to report it as required by state law.

A judge convicted two Steubenville High School football players of raping the girl in August 2012.

The grand jury previously charged the Steubenville schools’ information technology director with tampering with evidence, obstructing justice, obstructing official business and perjury.

The panel also indicted that man’s daughter on theft and receiving stolen property charges unrelated to the rape case.

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