Police are investigating a Duke student’s allegation that she was drugged and sexually assaulted at a Duke fraternity party Jan. 8.
No charges have been filed, and police have identified no suspects.
“The investigation is ongoing,” police Chief Jose L. Lopez said Tuesday.
The case is being investigated as second-degree rape, according to search warrants issued Jan. 10 and Jan. 13 for a house at 2505 Chapel Hill Road. The house is leased to the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, according to a statement the university issued Monday.
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“Pursuant to Duke’s policy, the fraternity has been placed on interim suspension until further notice,” the statement said.
Police seized computers, videos, pictures, cups, a mattress, a condom, liquid samples and swab samples, according to the search warrant.
The young woman went to the party at about 10:45 p.m. and had one drink of “Aristocrat and lime,” and another she was told was hot chocolate.
She said she remembers dancing with friends and nothing more until waking up the following afternoon “with a T-shirt she did not recognize, no bra and no underwear” and the leggings she had worn were torn and on the floor beside her bed, according to the warrant.
According to the warrant, she found two texts from a number she did not recognize, one reading “HA HA.. YOU WENT BACK WITH A KID I KNOW … YOU’RE SCREWED.”
The woman then went to the Duke Medical Center emergency room for a rape kit.
Anyone who has information or who attended the party to contact Investigator J. Sandoval at 919-560-4440, ext. 29461, or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.