5/4/13 UPDATE: Derrick Washington suspended indefinitely from MU football team

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Last season, Derrick Washington led the Tigers in rushing for the second straight year. ï Missourian file photo
CO¡UMB¡A - DerrIck WusIIngLon, u cupLuIn und sLurLIng LuIIbuck on LIe MIssourI IooLbuII
Leum, Iud un order oI proLecLIon Issued uguInsL IIm by Boone CounLy CIrcuIL CourL Judge ¡esIIe
5/4/13 UPDATE: Derrick Washington suspended indefinitely from MU football team
www.columbiamissourian.com/a/129015/update-derrick-washington-suspended-indefinitely-from-mu-football-team/print/ 2/4
On the bIog
MU coach Gary Pinkel had little to
say about Washington after
Thursday's scrimmage. See the
video on the Missourian sports blog.
ReIated Media
Boone County Circuit Judge Kevin
Crane hears motions made Monday
by former Missouri running back
Derrick Washington, right, and his
attorney, Chris Slusher. Washington
is charged with deviate sexual
assault and is scheduled to appear
for trial on Sept. 20.
Former Missouri running back
Derrick Washington and assistant
ScIneIder In June uILer Ie wus uccused oI sexuuI ussuuIL, uccordIng Lo courL documenLs obLuIned
by LIe MIssourIun on TIursduy.
MIssourI Ieud coucI Gury PInkeI suspended WusIIngLon IndeIInILeIy beIore LIe TIgers' TIursduy
scrImmuge.
MIssourI ALIIeLIcs DIrecLor MIke AIden conIIrmed on TIursduy
Ie Ius been uwure oI WusIIngLon's IeguI sILuuLIon Ior weeks
und LIuL Ie supporLs PInkeI's decIsIon Lo suspend IIm.
"¡ um cerLuInIy uwure oI LIe sILuuLIon InvoIvIng DerrIck und LIe
coucI's decIsIon Lo suspend IIm," AIden suId. "(¡ Iuve known)
probubIy, ¡ LIInk Ior u Iew weeks, LIuL LIere were some LIIngs
LIuL were beIng evuIuuLed uL LIuL LIme. "
AIden reIused Lo dIrecLIy conIIrm LIuL WusIIngLon's suspensIon
und LIe sexuuI ussuuIL uIIeguLIons were connecLed, suyIng LIuL IL
Is noL uLIIeLIcs depurLmenL poIIcy Lo commenL on suspensIons.
¡n courL documenLs, LIe womun, wIo Is In Ier eurIy zos, uIIeges
WusIIngLon sexuuIIy ussuuILed Ier uL ubouL z:¸o u.m. on June
1q uL LIe Cumpus VIew upurLmenL compIex.
"¡ wus sexuuIIy ussuuILed by IIm. ... ¡ um pressIng crImInuI
cIurges," sIe wroLe In courL documenLs. "¡ Ieur pIysIcuI
reLuIIuLIon."
TIe womun conLInued LIuL WusIIngLon enLered Ier room
"unprovoked."
TIe order oI proLecLIon uguInsL WusIIngLon wus IIrsL Issued
LIree duys IuLer, on June zz. As sLuLed In LIe courL documenLs,
LIe order meunL WusIIngLon couId noL ubuse, LIreuLen, sLuIk,
moIesL or dIsLurb LIe womun. He wus uIso IorbIdden Irom
goIng Lo Ier resIdence or communIcuLIng wILI Ier.
¯¯TIe MU poIIce depurLmenL Iog Irom June 1q IIsLs Lwo
oIIenses uL LIe uddress oI LIe uccuser uL Cumpus VIew
ApurLmenLs. TIe Iog IIsLs Lwo sexuuI oIIenses uL z:z6 u.m., un
uIIeged crImInuI oIIense oI LrespussIng In LIe znd degree und
devIuLe sexuuI ussuuIL.
5/4/13 UPDATE: Derrick Washington suspended indefinitely from MU football team
www.columbiamissourian.com/a/129015/update-derrick-washington-suspended-indefinitely-from-mu-football-team/print/ 3/4
prosecutor Andrea Hayes were in
court Monday for pretrial motions in
Washington's pending deviant
sexual assault case. Washington's
trial is scheduled to begin with jury
selection Sept. 20.
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Derrick Washington found guilty of
deviate sexual assault
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jury sentencing in sexual assault trial
¯¯EurIy ¡rIduy uILernoon, MU PoIIce DepurLmenL CupLuIn
BrIun WeImer suId IIs depurLmenL conducLed un InvesLIguLIon
InLo LIe uccusuLIons mude uguInsL WusIIngLon und Lurned LIe
muLLer over Lo LIe prosecuLor's oIIIce. He dIdn'L remember
wIen LIIs Iuppened.
A courL IeurIng wus scIeduIed Ior JuIy ;, buL LIe womun usked
Ior u conLInuunce LIe duy beIore LIe IeurIng. TIe IeurIng
wouId Iuve deLermIned wIeLIer u IuII order oI proLecLIon wus
Lo be Issued. TIe order oI proLecLIon wus renewed unLII LIe
new courL duLe oI JuIy z1.
NeILIer purLy sIowed up Lo LIe IeurIng, und LIe cuse wus
dIsmIssed wILIouL prejudIce. TIIs meuns LIuL LIe Issue cun
come beIore LIe courLs uguIn, uccordIng Lo LIe MIssourI Bur.
ProsecuLIng uLLorney Andreu Huyes suId onIy LIuL sIe Iud been
reIerred u cuse on DerrIck WusIIngLon.
ALLorney CIrIs SIusIer suId IIs Iuw IIrm, HoIder, Susun und
SIusIer, wus IIred by LIe WusIIngLon IumIIy Lo IeIp LIem wILI
some Issues brougIL up wILI LIe unIversILy. He suId IIs IIrm
undersLood LIuL u muLLer Iud been reIerred Lo LIe prosecuLor's
oIIIce, buL crImInuI cIurges Iud noL been IIIed.
SIusIer reIused Lo commenL on LIe order oI proLecLIon IIIed
uguInsL WusIIngLon becuuse Ie suId Ie Iud noL seen LIose
documenLs.
Teum spokesmun CIud MoIIer wouId noL commenL on wIy coucI Gury PInkeI mude IIs decIsIon
Lo suspend WusIIngLon on TIursduy.
"TIe exLenL oI everyLIIng we Iuve Lo suy Ius uIreudy been suId," MoIIer suId uILer TIursduy's
IooLbuII scrImmuge, wIIcI WusIIngLon dId noL uLLend.
PInkeI spoke brIeIIy wILI LIe medIu uILer LIe scrImmuge und wus vIsIbIy IrrILuLed wIen usked
ubouL WusIIngLon's IeguI muLLers.
"He's IndeIInILeIy suspended Ior dIscIpIInury reusons," PInkeI suId. "As usuuI, us ¡'ve done Ior 1o
yeurs, ¡ don'L ever LuIk ubouL LIose Issues."
5/4/13 UPDATE: Derrick Washington suspended indefinitely from MU football team
www.columbiamissourian.com/a/129015/update-derrick-washington-suspended-indefinitely-from-mu-football-team/print/ 4/4
TIe IndeIInILe Ioss oI WusIIngLon wIII ImpucL u MIssourI Leum LIuL Is eIgIL duys uwuy Irom ILs
IIrsL gume uguInsL ¡IIInoIs In SL. ¡ouIs on SepL. q. WusIIngLon run Ior more LIun 1,ooo yurds IIs
sopIomore seuson und Iooked poIsed In preseuson prucLIces Lo rebound Irom u dIsuppoInLIng
zooq seuson In wIIcI Ie wus IobbIed by u knee Injury.
TIe MIssourIun uLLempLed Lo reucI WusIIngLon by pIone, buL Ie dId noL respond.
¡L Is MIssourIun poIIcy noL Lo IdenLIIy vIcLIms oI sexuuI ussuuIL.
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