Two defendants have been dropped from a lawsuit filed by a teen girl who says she was gang-raped by members of the De Anza College baseball team.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a teenage girl who was beaten and gang raped outside Richmond High School.
Attorneys say the victim of a gang rape outside Richmond High School in 2009 reached a $4 million settlement with the school district.
Nearly four years after a teen alleged a group of De Anza College baseball players gang raped her at a party, she is finally getting her day in court, albeit not in a criminal courtroom.
A Contra Costa County judge Tuesday ordered six of the seven defendants in the October 2009 beating and gang rape of a 16-year-old girl at Richmond High School to stand trial.
After several weeks, the preliminary hearing into the gang-rape of a Richmond High School student is finally wrapping up, with the last witness called to the stand Monday in Martinez.
Investigator have matched four of the seven suspects accused of gang-raping a Richmond High School student to DNA evidence found on and around the victim.
A DNA expert said he found semen from two and possibly three of the defendants in the October 2009 gang rape at Richmond High School on the victim’s body and on evidence collected at the scene.
Fourteen-year law enforcement veteran Detective Eric Smith testified in Contra Costa Superior Court Tuesday.
One of the seven defendants in the 2009 Richmond High School gang rape case told a detective that he backhanded the victim across her face “because she wouldn’t shut up” during the assault, the detective testified in court Monday.