A disturbing report detailing an alleged gang-rape of a then 17-year-old highschool scholar was revealed Thursday with Buffalo Payments rookie punter Matt Araiza on the middle of the allegations. In keeping with a civil lawsuit, Araiza, who performed for San Diego State final season, together with Aztecs redshirt freshman Zavier Leonard and sophomore Nowlin Ewaliko, dedicated the alleged assault at an off-campus get together in October 2021.
The unnamed teenager reported the rape to the San Diego police. An investigation was opened, however on the time no arrests have been made or have been made since. The suspects weren’t publicly recognized initially, however detectives needed to lately submit case findings to the district lawyer’s workplace, which can then decide whether or not or to not file costs.
The Payments made a press release on the allegations surrounding the 2022 sixth-round draft choose.
“We have been lately made conscious of a civil criticism involving Matt from October 2021,” the assertion reads. “As a result of critical nature of the criticism, we performed a radical examination of this matter. As that is an ongoing civil case authorized, we may have no different remark at this level.”
In keeping with reviews, Buffalo didn’t know of the alleged assault when it chosen Araiza within the draft however has since identified of the matter for fairly a while.