Grand jury clears Kentucky football player of rape charge

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Posted: Feb 11, 2015 10:11 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury has cleared Kentucky defensive end Lloyd Tubman of a rape charge.

The Courier-Journal quoted Fayette County Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Larson (http://cjky.it/1AZJc0K) as saying Wednesday night that the county grand jury heard evidence during three days before deciding not to return an indictment against the freshman.

Larson said Tubman, the alleged victim and investigators testified during the closed proceedings.

Tubman, who did not play for the team this season, was arrested and charged in October and pleaded not guilty. He waived his right to a preliminary hearing, sending the case to a grand jury.

The newspaper said that Tubman's attorney, Jim Lowry, declined to comment.

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Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com