MIT Police Investgating Alleged Rape At Theta Delta Chi Fraternity House

Massachusettes Institute of Technology police is investigating an alleged rape inside a fraternity house. On Wednesday, May 23, an alert was sent out to the MIT community about the incident. The victim told authorities that the alleged rape happened on May 19 during a party at Theta Delta Chi on Memorial Drive.
According to reports, while the victim and suspect talked during the party, they did not know each other before that night. They went back to the suspect’s bedroom in the fraternity house. MIT Police said the victim made it clear to the suspect that she did not want to have sex with the man. However, despite this, the unidentified perpetrator had non-consensual sexual intercourse with the victim. The unidentified woman left the bedroom immediately after.
At this time, MIT police do not currently have a description of the suspect and have not apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, ‘Segoe UI’, Roboto, Oxygen-Sans, Ubuntu, Cantarell, ‘Helvetica Neue’, sans-serif;”>released the alleged assailant’s identity. That is all the information available at this time.
This is just the latest instance of a rape allegation at an American college campus. In May 2018, a former University of Nebraska student sued the Chi Phi fraternity for rape. Also in Spring of 2018, Ari Goldstein, a former President of a Temple University fraternity, was charged with rape. In December 2017, Missouri State University police investigated an alleged rape at the Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity. In addition, over the course of the past year, fraternities at Northwestern University, the University of Minnesota, Indiana University, Clemson University and the University of Central Florida have been investigated for alleged rapes.



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