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Hearings over rape allegations against naval students
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A hearing is scheduled to begin Tuesday to determine whether three U.S. naval academy students will be court-martialed over rape allegations of a fellow mid-shipman.
Authorities say the attack occurred in April 2012 in an off-campus house.
The alleged victim says she woke up with bruises, but didn't realize the extent of the assault till she read about it on social media.
She also says after reporting it. She was cited for drinking, while the suspects were allowed to stay on the football team.
This case brought renewed attention to how the nation's military academies handle reports of sexual assault.