Photo Courtesy of Flickr/KOMU News Brittany Burke called Jefferson City Police Department because she feared she'd been assaulted. Things only got worse from there.
She had been in a blackout, and wasn't sure what had happened, but a three-hour invasive exam by a sexual-assault nurse examiner found vaginal abrasions consistent with assault. The nurse also noted on her report that suspected semen was present.
Under Missouri law, because the victim was blacked out, she was unable to consent. Under Missouri law, it seemed likely that a crime had occurred.More »