2 KU students arrested for rape, released without charges


LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) — Two University of Kansas students arrested on suspicion of raping a female student have been released from custody without charges being filed. It is according to the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office.

The students were arrested Saturday, after a KU student reported to University Police that she was sexually assaulted in the early morning hours of Oct. 21, by two acquaintances, in her room at Downs Hall.

According to a news release sent out by KU Police, the sexual assaults happened at different times.

The suspects were questioned and were taken to the Douglas County Jail.

The District Attorney’s Office says the two men were released Monday, pending additional investigation by police.

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