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UPDATE: PKA responds to civil lawsuit filed in date rape case

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UPDATE: Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity  has responded to the civil suit filed Tuesday with s statement:

"It is presently unaware of any criminal proceedings or other judicial inquiries as a result of this incident. To our knowledge, Mr. Andrews, the accused individual, is no longer enrolled at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is no longer an active member of the Delta Epsilon Chapter. Based on cursory review of the complaint, it is clear there are factual misrepresentations regarding the Fraternity, Chapter, and House Corporation. Moreover, the International Fraternity did not sanction nor enable the alleged crime, or any crime, as is alleged in this case. Upon learning of this action, the International Fraternity has turned this matter over to its legal advisors and will not discuss details of pending litigation."


PREVIOUS STORY: A woman has filed a lawsuit against a man  and 3 branches of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, accusing a former student of date rape on the UTC campus. 

The civil lawsuit was filed in Nashville, claims the woman, who was 19 at the time, attended a party in April at the Pike house in Chattanooga. The suit claims he continuously gave her alcoholic drinks and later on was able to take her into a bathroom, lock the door and commit the assault. 

The suit states the assault was the result of him being angry at his ex-girlfriend. 

The woman broke a tooth in the alleged incident. UTC is not mentioned in the suit as a defendant, and he has not been charged criminally.

The suit is seeking $1,000,000 dollars in damages. 

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