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Grand jury is in place in the Stuebenville rape case
Ohio's attorney general says grand jury would further investigate rape case

Jo Ingles
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
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The case involving the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players in Steubenville last year is entering a new phase.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says a grand jury has been selected to investigate whether others broke laws as well.

Hear DeWine on the Steubenville rape case grand jury

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“We will continue to evaluate evidence," said DeWine, who expects the grand jury to be in session in about two weeks. "I would look for many witnesses to be called and we will plow right ahead with the case or cases.”

Questions have been raised about who may have witnessed the crime and not participated and who supplied the alcohol at several parties on the night last August that the girl was raped.

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