KU Student Accused Of Rape At Residence Hall

LAWRNCE, Kan. (WIBW) -- A 19 year-old University of Kansas student was arrested early Wednesday morning for allegedly raping a fellow student at a residence hall on Tuesday.

Deon Antonius Tripp stands accused of attacking the 19 year-old woman, who was not identified, in Gertrude Sellards Pearson Hall between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Major Chris Keary, the Assistant Chief of Police Services for the KU Public Safety Office.

She contacted the the Public Safety Office around 9:00 p.m. that night and Tripp was arrested around 4:00 a.m. the next morning. The victim was taken to a local hospital for examination, but did not reportedly suffer any serious, physical injuries.

Keary added that both students had been acquaintances prior to the incident.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus