Opposing views given of alleged rape at St. Paul’s

Boston Globe

By Andy Rosen and Peter Schworm GLOBE STAFF AUGUST 27, 2015

CONCORD, N.H. — Owen Labrie’s alleged victim “froze in fear as he carried out his plan,” a prosecutor said Thursday morning in closing arguments in Labrie’s trial on charges of raping a fellow student at the elite St. Paul’s School.

But defense attorney Jay W. Carney Jr. said his client had told the truth when he testified he did not have sexual intercourse with the girl.

“I’m not saying he’s a saint. He’s not a saint. He’s a teenager. But I submit he told the truth,” said Carney.

Closing arguments wrapped up around noon, and the judge began to instruct jurors in advance

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