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USC linebacker Osa Masina charged with rape in Utah case

USC linebacker Osa Masina charged with rape in Utah case

Suspended USC linebacker Osa Masina was charged with rape and two counts of forcible sodomy by authorities in Utah on Thursday, according to charging papers obtained by the Times. The charges stem from an alleged incident involving a young woman that took place on July 26 in Utah.

Masina surrendered to police at 10:30 a.m. local time and was booked into Salt Lake County jail, his attorney, Greg Skordas, said. Later Thursday, Skordas said Masina posted bail set at $250,000 and was released.

The Los Angeles Police Department is also investigating an allegation that Masina sexually assaulted the same woman in Los Angeles, according to an LAPD search warrant obtained by The Times....

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