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ODU football player accused of rape granted $20,000 bond

Posted: 8:11 PM, Jul 18, 2012
Updated: 2012-07-18 20:11:18-04
ODU football player accused of rape granted $20,000 bond

NewsChannel 3 has learned new details about an ODU football player charged with rape.

Markell Wilkins was granted a $20, 000 bond on Wednesday.

Wilkins is accused of raping two women in an ODU dorm room back in June. Students Reid Evans and Jack Ly were also accused.

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The alleged victims were not students according to police.

Evans' lawyer told NewsChannel 3 that the sex was consensual.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for next month.