Trainer charged in intercourse assaults on NC college pupil
A North Carolina trainer is accused of 78 intercourse offenses in opposition to a pupil who attended a Christian college, police stated Tuesday.
Derone Martin McNeill, a 47-year-old trainer at Pressly Different College in Statesville, is accused of committing the assaults in opposition to a pupil at Statesville Christian College, Charlotte Observer information companion WBTV reported.
McNeill taught at Statesville Christian College when the coed was assaulted a number of occasions from February 2012 by Might 2014, WSOC-TV reported.
Statesville police charged McNeill with 26 counts every of second-degree rape, second-degree forcible intercourse offense and sexual exercise with a pupil, based on an Iredell-Statesville Colleges information launch.
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Police had but to arrest McNeill by Tuesday afternoon, the (Statesville) File & Landmark reported..
Police consider not one of the assaults occurred on college grounds, WBTV reported. Iredell-Statesville Colleges employed McNeill in Might 2017, as a trainer assistant and bus driver, based on the information launch by the varsity system.
McNeill was suspended with pay on Tuesday pending the investigation, based on the Iredell-Statesville launch. Police filed the arrest warrants in opposition to McNeill on Tuesday, based on the File & Landmark.
Police started investigating after the Iredell County Sheriff’s Workplace obtained a report on March 7 of a 2012 intercourse assault in opposition to the coed, WBTV reported. Sheriff’s investigators forwarded the case to the Statesville police as a result of the case was of their jurisdiction, based on the File & Landmark.