49er Ray McDonald Accused Of Sexual Assault; San Jose Police Serve Search Warrant At His Home

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – The San Jose Police Department is investigating San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald for an alleged sexual assault at his home in San Jose.

UPDATE: 49ers Release Ray McDonald Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

Police said they were called on Tuesday morning by a local area hospital regarding a possible sexual assault victim who was receiving treatment. Responding officers made contact with the adult female victim and she alleged she was possibly sexually assaulted a day prior.

According to a preliminary investigation, the alleged suspect is McDonald. Police said no arrests have been made and the investigation is active and ongoing at this time.

RAY MCDONALD TIMELINE:
• November 11th: McDonald Speaks Out After Charges Dropped
• November 10th: Domestic Violence Charges Dropped
San Jose Police Investigated For Conflict Of Interest In Moonlighting For 49ers
• September 18th: McDonald’s Fiancée Grabbed Handgun During Disturbance
• August 31st: McDonald Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

On August 31, San Jose police responded to reports of domestic violence about 2:45 a.m. in the 2500 block of Bentley Ridge Drive where McDonald lives, police said. McDonald was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence against his pregnant fiancée.

Weeks later, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office said it would not prosecute because both McDonald and his fiancée stated she struck him first and her injuries were consistent with being restrained.

“The People will not be able to convince twelve jurors unanimously and with proof beyond a reasonable doubt that McDonald did not act in self-defense,” read a memo from Supervising District Attorney Cindy Seeley Hendrickson to District Attorney Jeff Rosen. “Therefore, we cannot prove a crime occurred.”

“I knew what kind of guy I was and what kind of upbringing I had and that I respect women. I knew the truth would come out like I said that it would eventually come out,” McDonald said at the time.

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