BX man falsely accused of rape settles out of court

One of three Bronx men falsely accused of rape in 2009 has reportedly settled out of court with authorities on Long Island. Former Hofstra University

THE BRONX - One of three Bronx men falsely accused of rape in 2009 has reportedly settled out of court with authorities on Long Island.

Former Hofstra University student Rondell Bedward, 24, was arrested for allegedly tying up a female student and raping her inside a dorm bathroom, but the woman confessed days later that the sex was consensual.

According to Newsday, Bedward has settled a lawsuit with the Nassau County District Attorney's Office and Nassau police. The terms were not disclosed.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: NYPD officers in same precinct discover they 1 VIDEO: NYPD officers in same precinct discover they are sisters
A 21-year-old woman died after being shot in 2 Man in custody in Tinton Ave. slaying
A pizzeria in Belmont that's been in the 3 Boogie Down Bites: Pugsley Pizza
News 12 the Bronx hit the streets to 4 Word on the Street: Paying for reserved parking
A 46-year-old man was shot in the chest 5 Police: Man shot dead after dispute in the Bronx

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE