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Former IU student charged with rape

Police said the assault happened at Teter Hall in early December.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Monroe County Prosecutor's office charged a former Indiana University student with rape.

Police said 18-year-old Samuel Elliott assaulted a woman while she was throwing up in a dorm bathroom.

Elliott faces at least one count of rape.

According to court documents, Elliott was among a group of people drinking alcohol in a room at Teter Hall in December.

The victim said she got sick and ran to the restroom.

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According to court documents, Elliott asked the victim if they could have sex. The victim told Elliott she was too intoxicated to make a decision.

Investigators said Elliott then sexually assaulted her in the bathroom.

IU said Elliott is no longer a student. He will make an initial court appearance on Feb. 4. 

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