Ohio teen convicted in rape case back on high school football team

An Ohio teen returned to the football field after serving a year in juvenile detention center for rape. Ma’lik Richmond was at practice on Monday for his high school’s upcoming football season in Steubenville, Ohio.

Richmond was one of the two students found guilty last year of raping an unconscious 16-year old girl in August 2012.

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There is no law saying he can’t play football and it is up to the school to determine whether a student athlete can to return to the field. This is OUR TOPIC OF THE DAY. What do you think about the teen being able to be back on the team? Leave a comment on our FOX43 Facebook page.