• Woman accused of lying about rape claims psychiatric illness

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    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut university student
    accused of lying about being raped by two university football
    players is seeking to have the charges against her dismissed.

    The Connecticut Post reports former Sacred Heart University
    student Nikki Yovino filed an application in court Friday saying
    she’s suffering from a psychiatric disability.

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    The 19-year-old New York native will undergo a psychological
    evaluation. A judge will decide whether she qualifies for a
    pretrial diversionary program. If she qualifies and completes
    that program she could have the charges dismissed.

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    Prosecutors say they’ll contest Yovino’s request. They
    previously offered her a plea deal with a two-year prison

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    Yovino accused two Sacred Heart football players of sexually
    assaulting her during an October party. The players said the sex
    was consensual. Police say Yovino later admitted making up the

    http://wtnh.com/2017/07/14/woman-accused-of-lying-about-rape- claims-psychiatric-illness/

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