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Haskell student will not face third trial in rape case


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former Haskell Indian Nations University student will not be tried a third time on charges of raping another student.

The Douglas County District Attorney's Office said Thursday it would not retry 22-year-old Galen Satoe.

Satoe and 21-year-old Jared Wheeler were charged with raping a 19-year-old Haskell freshman in November 2014 in their dormitory room. The men maintained the encounter was consensual.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports ( ) Satoe's two previous trials ended in mistrials on most of the charges.

The Douglas County attorney said it...

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