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Report: Former USC LB Osa Masina charged with first-degree rape
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Report: Former USC LB Osa Masina charged with first-degree rape
Thursday September 15th, 2016

USC linebacker Osa Masina has been charged with first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree forcible sodomy according to police in Utah.

Masina, who has been suspended from the football team and banned from campus, surrendered to police later this morning. Bail was reportedly set at $250,000.

The alleged incident took place in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, on July 26, when a woman was assaulted by Masina. The same victim was allegedly assaulted by Masina in Los Angeles. Police in Utah were working with investigators in Los Angeles.

"Utah incident was neither a one-time event nor a spontaneous occurrence," the charging papers stated.

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Masina allegedly had non–consensual sex with the woman and sent the video to her ex-boyfriend through Snapchat, according to an affidavit. He was served with a search warrant on Aug. 25 to collect a DNA sample and his cell phone.

Masina's teammate Don Hill was also suspended from the football team for his involvement in the sexual assault at Hill's off-campus apartment in July.

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