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Grand jury charged 4 more in Steubenville, Ohio, rape case

The Ohio attorney general announced new charges in connection with the 2012 Steubenville rape case.

Steubenville City Schools Superintendent Michael McVey was among the four people indicted, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced in a news conference. An elementary school teacher, wrestling coach and volunteer football coach were also charged.

McVey was charged with tampering with evidence, obstruction of justice and falsification.

Also indicted was Lynnett Gorman, principal Pugliese Elementary, who is charged with failure to report child abuse. Also charged with failure to report child abuse was Seth Fluharty, wrestling coach at Steubenville High School. Both of these charges are misdemeanors.

The final indictment was against Matthew Bellardine, volunteer coach for the football team, who faces charges allowing underage drinking, obstructing official business, falsification, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

All four are due to appear in court Dec. 6.

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