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Police officer accused in rape of Nicholls student

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Posted: Aug 30, 2010 7:26 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Thibodaux, police, officer, arrest, rape, Nicholls State University, student

A Thibodaux police officer has been arrested in the alleged rape of a 22-year-old Nicholls State University student.

Corey Morris was arrested and booked with simple rape.

Nicholls State University Police Sgt. Michael Richard says Morris, who was on-duty and in uniform, allegedly raped the intoxicated student after giving her a ride home from a downtown Thibodaux bar in his patrol car.

Morris said the officer followed the woman into her apartment where the alleged rape occurred.

Morris has been suspended without pay.

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