Investigation of Rolling Stone’s Rape Story Put on Hold

Citing a lack of factual evidence, police in Charlottesville, Va., suspended the investigation of the alleged gang rape of a University of Virginia woman.

The story, brought to life in a controversial Rolling Stone feature, has been under heavy scrutiny by media for months.

Writer Sabrina Erdely tells the story of “Jackie” who claimed she was raped by seven Phi Kappa Psi fraternity members in their house.

“We were unable to find a statement of fact that there was even an event,” Police Chief Timothy Longo said.

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