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New details released about MSU football trainer sex assault charges

Posted at 5:33 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 17:50:11-04

EAST LANSING, Mich. — FOX 47 has learned new information about the sexual assault charges against a MSU football athletic trainer.

We obtained court documents that detail exactly what David Jager is accused of for the night in question.

According court documents, a woman was at Tequila Cowboy Bar in Lansing back on Feb. 21. When the bar closed she was heavily intoxicated and didn't have a ride home.

She said she then got into an Uber with Jager and his friend and went back to his house.

The woman told police she passed out and when she woke up she was naked in Jager's bed. She said she attempted to get dressed, but Jager would not allow her to. She said he began sexually assaulting her, according to court documents.

She testified that she told Jager to stop multiple times.

The woman said she was unable to get away from Jager until later in the day when they had gone to a restaurant in the downtown Lansing area, according to court documents. The woman said she went to Sparrow Hospital for a sexual assault examination which did show Jager's DNA was present.

According to court documents, witness Matthew Brody was the male friend who also rode in the Uber with Jager and the woman and confirmed she was in the Uber and was at the restaurant in downtown Lansing the next day prior to reporting the assault.

Jager has plead not guilty and is expected back in court on Aug. 30. He is also facing charges in an unrelated case of domestic violence against his girlfriend.

Jager has worked for MSU since 2013 and the university confirmed he is still employed but has been on administrative leave since March of 2018.

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