Man pleads guilty to student rape

March 16, 2009 2:38:42 PM PDT
A man accused of raping a Duke University student pleaded guilty to attempted 2nd degree rape Monday.The incident allegedly happened at the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity in February 2007.

Police say Michael Burch sexually assaulted an 18-year-old woman in the bathroom. Burch is not a Duke student.

He was arrested on a second rape charge, after being released from jail. On Monday, a judge sentenced him to a minimum of 48 months behind bars.


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