Grice claimed she was pregnant with twins after the alleged assault, but she miscarried.
Prosecutors said after both reports, sexual assault test kits were being rushed for priority testing to protect the public from potential sex offenders. Prosecutors said it did not match what she told the nurse and was found not to be pregnant.
Her report also prompted the campus police to issue an alert, resulting in local news reports and many students felt unsafe.
The Stanford University Department of Public Safety continued an investigation into the sexual assault and found that Gries had filed a sexual harassment complaint against a colleague, prosecutors said. It matched the person’s description.
In January, Grice admitted to a district attorney’s office investigator that he had lied about being sexually assaulted, and wrote a letter of apology to a colleague.
according to National Sexual Violence Information Centerfalse reports account for between 2% and 10% of sexual assault reports, and 81% of women in the United States have experienced some form of sexual harassment or assault in their lifetime.
and statementAccording to LinkedIn, she is a supervisor at the university’s housing services center.
“These false reports are harmful to both true survivors of sexual assault and members of our community who have experienced fear and alarm from the reports,” said Institutional Equity, Access. , and community vice president Patrick Dunkley said in a joint statement. Laura Wilson, Chief of Public Safety. “I would also like to emphasize that both false reports and such outcomes are extremely rare in sexual assault cases.
according to National Indulgence Registerblacks are almost eight times more likely than whites to be falsely convicted of sexual assault.