Great Falls High: Did staff fail to report sexual abuse allegations for 2 months?

2011-12-07T06:45:00Z Great Falls High: Did staff fail to report sexual abuse allegations for 2 months?The Associated Press The Associated Press
December 07, 2011 6:45 am  • 

GREAT FALLS - Great Falls High School officials say they don't have a definitive date set to release the findings of an internal investigation into whether staff failed to report allegations of sexual abuse for two months.

Schools Superintendent Cheryl Crawley tells The Great Falls Tribune "there's still lingering stuff we're trying to get tracked down."

Alex Botina-Roehm, who is facing rape and sexual assault charges, is accused of coming up behind fellow football players in the locker room this fall and placing one arm between their legs, wrapping the other arm around their body and lifting them off the ground. In one incident, he is accused of inserting his thumb into a student's rectum.

The 18-year-old has been suspended from school, and Crawley says an administrative hearing has been held to decide if an expulsion hearing was warranted.


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