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Lafayette survivor details story of accused rapist, LSU grad student

Sexual Assault
Posted at 3:50 PM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 18:47:15-04

A 24-year-old Lafayette woman and rape survivor has detailed her story to our media partners at The Advocate.

A former LSU grad student, Edouard d'Espalungue d'Arros, 31, has been indicted in the attack against her - and she is not alone. She's one of at least six women who accused d'Espalungue of assaulting them.

Advocate Reporter Andrea Gallo unravels the threads of the complicated story, explaining how law enforcement, the courts and LSU dropped the ball multiple times in the woman's case and those of the other women who have accused d'Espalungue - who fled to France and has not returned.

To read the story, click here.