Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Remember that reported attack on a woman's soccer player allegedly set up by her teammate? Well...

(The original story.) NYT today:

as details emerge — about marital infidelity; about accusations implicating other members of the team; about reports of menacing phone calls to players disparaging the victim before she was attacked — that initial story has been turned on its head.

And now no one is sure what, or whom, to believe.


The police concentrated on the same series of questions during repeated rounds of questioning with [the suspect], mainly focusing on the car journey and her actions during the assault. But they also asked her about her connection to a man imprisoned in Lyon for unrelated crimes, including extortion. The man, known as Ja Ja, was familiar to several female soccer players