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DA fights to stay in Oklahoma sexual assault case


March 30, 2018

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A district attorney is fighting against efforts to recuse his office from a sexual assault case against four Oklahoma high school football players.

The Tulsa World reports that attorneys for the Bixby High School students filed a motion this month to recuse the Rogers County District Attorney's office from prosecuting the case. The students are accused in a 16-year-old's September rape at the former superintendent's home. They've pleaded not guilty to second-degree rape by instrumentation.

The motion alleges an assistant district attorney from the office has a close re...

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