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Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape

Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape

A former Vanderbilt football player has been found guilty of raping an unconscious student in a dorm. 

It took less than three hours for the jury of nine men and three women to find Cory Batey guilty of aggravated rape, two counts of attempted aggravated rape, facilitation of aggravated rape and three counts of aggravated sexual battery.

Batey, a 22-year-old from Nashville, is one of four former football players charged with rape and accused of violating the female student in a dorm room in June 2013. He was the only one on trial. 

The verdict Friday arrived as other colleges and universities across the country continue to face significantly increased...

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