"It's not our belief that this was a racially motivated crime. This was more of a vulnerable victim-motivated crime. I think it probably would have happened to anybody that was in the same kind of circumstances and mental state as the victim here."
"The only person responsible for sexual misconduct is the perpetrator. It is a violation of University policy to engage in sexual activities without affirmative consent (clear words or actions indicating a desire to engage in the specific sexual contact) from the other person."
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) pulled no punches Saturday, calling Trump's comments about his sexual encounters with women "disrespectful, profane and demeaning." Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) said Trump's comments were "deplorable" and a demonstration that Trump was "unfit to be president."
The family of the alleged victim has brought a civil lawsuit seeking $10 million in damages against the school district, the district superintendent, five school board members, the principal of Dietrich High School and four football coaches.
According to the Times-News, court documents indicate a coat hanger had been used in the alleged assault. One of the three teens is scheduled to be arraigned in Lincoln County Court on Friday, March 18, but the files on the teens have been sealed.
"There will likely be police interviews with some high school students. We do not know with whom [police] will wish to speak, but we are working with them to try to minimize disruption to the school and ensure parent notification and involvement in the interview process."
"Now it is time for the City of Boise, CCDC, and GBAD to do the same in keeping with our commitment to preserve and enhance the quality of life Boisean’s cherish as we grow and seek new economic development opportunities."
Zane Fields was convicted and sentenced to death in July 1990 after prosecutors said he fatally stabbed a woman in the neck while stealing $50 from the Wishing Well Gift Shop in Boise in February 1988.