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Former MSU football players facing sexual assault charges to be in court

Posted at 8:18 AM, Apr 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-04 12:14:40-04

Three former Michigan State University football players who are facing sexual assault charges stemming from a January 2017 incident are expected to be in court Wednesday.

Josh King, Donnie Corley, and Demetric Vance are scheduled to be Ingham County Circuit Court for a pre-trial conference hearing at 9 a.m.

All three face third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges, punishable by 15 years in prison. King also faces a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge that carries a possible life sentence.

King, Corley, and Vance accused of sexually assaulting a woman in January 2017. You can find a timeline of the events and investigation that lead to the sexual assault charges against them by CLICKING HERE.

All three were suspended from the team in February 2017. They were dismissed from the program in June 2017 after they were formally charged and then expelled from Michigan State University after the conclusion of a Title IX investigation.

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