Prosecutor: Cristiano Ronaldo Won’t Face Vegas Rape Charge

Kathryn Mayorga had accused the soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort in 2009.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges after a woman accused the soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago, a top prosecutor said Monday. A new investigation by Las Vegas police failed to show that Kathryn Mayorga’s claim could be proven at trial beyond a reasonable doubt, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said. “Therefore, no charges will be forthcoming,” Wolfson…

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