Student claims she was raped by 2 ASU professors - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Student claims she was raped by 2 ASU professors

Mid-South police are investigating claims two former ASU professors sexually assaulted a student.

Doctors Gregory Russell and his wife Ellen Lemley resigned from the criminology department at Arkansas State June 1st.

A student claims the couple drugged her, took her to their home and raped her.

Police and university officials are investigating.

"We take any and every allegation seriously because again we want to protect the welfare of our students and protect the integrity of the University," says Vice Chancellor Dr. Glen Jones.

No charges have been filed against Russell or Lemley.

Dr. Russell says he and his wife are preparing a slander/libel lawsuit against the student and possible other parties.

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