DNA results released this week cast fresh doubt on the rape case against three Duke University lacrosse players. Last March, an exotic dancer accused the players of raping her at a party near the Duke campus. But a private lab that tested DNA samples taken from the dancer’s body and underwear said this week that while the DNA came from “multiple males,” none matched any of the 46 players on the lacrosse team, including the three accused. The tests were performed shortly after the alleged rape. In another surprising development, the accuser was reported to be nine months pregnant; the alleged attack occurred nine months ago. A judge ordered her to submit to a paternity test.
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