4 School Officials Indicted in Steubenville Rape Case

Months after two football players at Steubenville High School were found guilty of raping a classmate, four adults affiliated with the school—including the Steubenville City Schools Superintendent—have been charged with crimes related to a cover-up. Along with the superintendant, an elementary school principle, wrestling coach and volunteer football coach are all facing various charges stemming from the 2012 rape case. Last month, the IT Director for Steubenville City Schools was also charged with allegedly attempting to tamper with digital evidence of the crime. In December, the case began to draw national attention after the online vigilante group Anonymous leaked evidence related to the case that suggested officials at the football-crazed school attempted to hide the crime to protect its athletes …

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