As Derrick Rose’s legal team scrambles to unmask his accuser amid her civil suit, the media has largely withheld judgment regarding the former MVP’s involvement in an alleged group sexual assault, citing a lack of formal charges. But apparently those are in the works, as we now know that the Los Angeles Police Department has been building a case against Rose (and his friends), meaning this mountain of disturbing evidence will not go unnoticed. It also means that the judge who ruled against maintaining the victim’s anonymity might have to take a long, hard look at his previous decision.
The following letter was written by LAPD detective Nadine Hernandez to the victim’s lawyer to disprove Rose’s lawyer’s assertion that there was no ongoing criminal investigation of his client.
Via Think Progress…
“Rose’s civil trial begins October 4th. Derek has expressed he is not concerned with it,” Knicks President Phil Jackson told reporters on Friday.