The president of a fraternity at Baylor University in Texas will serve no jail time after making a plea deal on four counts of rape, according to news reports.
Former Phi Delta Theta president Jacob Anderson, 23, was accused of drugging and repeatedly raping a 19-year-old Baylor student at an off-campus frat party in February of 2016.
On Monday, Waco District Judge Ralph Strother accepted Anderson's plea deal, which allowed the former Baylor student to plead no contest to a third-degree felony charge of unlawful restraint and receive a deferred probation, according to the Waco Tribune-Herald.
Under the deal, the Tribune reported, the four counts of sexual assault were dismissed, Anderson will not have to register as a sex offender, he must pay a $400 fine and receive counseling.
Jacob Anderson, 23, a former Baylor University fraternity president, is accused of drugging and raping a woman repeatedly at the party. He will serve no jail time. https://t.co/d2S6Nz9Fmh— #NBC7 San Diego (@nbcsandiego) December 11, 2018
The victim in the case gave an emotional statement Monday, telling the judge she was “devastated” by his acceptance of the plea deal. She called out the prosecutors, who were obviously absent from the sentencing.
She had testified that Anderson sexually assaulted her, repeatedly choked her and left her for dead when she fell unconscious, the newspaper reported.
Anderson was thrown out of the fraternity, which was suspended after the allegations, and kicked out of Baylor.
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