BUSTED: College Student Sarah Katherine Campbell Charged with Falsely Reporting Sexual AssaultPosted: March 4, 2018
Joshua Rhett Miller A Clemson University student who claims she was sexually assaulted at an off-campus fraternity party was arrested for lying about the attack, authorities in South Carolina said.
Sarah Katherine Campbell, 18, of Herndon, Virginia, was booked Wednesday on one charge of filing a false police report in connection with the alleged assault at the Delta Chi frat house in Seneca on Jan. 27, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.
“I’m a victim of sexual assault. This story is being blown out of proportion, and that’s all I can say.”
— Sarah Katherine Campbell
Her arrest came after investigators found evidence suggesting that the sexual encounter between Campbell and a man at the fraternity house was consensual and that Campbell “had not been truthful in the information” she gave to police, according to Jimmy Watt, public information officer for the sheriff’s office.
Reached by the Anderson Independent Mail on Thursday, Campbell insisted she’s not at fault and reiterated her original claim that she was assaulted at the party.
“I’m a victim of sexual assault,” Campbell told the newspaper. “This story is being blown out of proportion, and that’s all I can say.”
Campell was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center and later released on $5,000 bond …. (read more)
Source: New York Post