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February-24-98

Prosecutors Rest in McKinney Case

Prosecutors have rested their case after 10 days of testimony from 27 witnesses charging former Sgt. Maj. Gene McKinney with sexual misconduct. Witnesses included six female officers who claim that McKinney propositioned, assaulted or threatened them.

A military judge will rule today whether to dismiss nine of 19 charges. If convicted, McKinney faces loss of rank, retirement benefits and 55 1/2 years in prison.

Feminist News Stories on Sexual Harassment, Assault and Discrimination in the Military

Media Resources: AP - February 24, 1998


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