Kobe...as the stomach turns...
the circus begins in less than two hours...
Evidence of Injury?
Sources: Doctors Found Tearing on Bryants Alleged Victim
Aug. 6 ABCNEWS has been told that examiners found evidence that the woman accusing NBA superstar Kobe Bryant of sexual assault had "vaginal tearing." The information comes as Bryant prepares for a court appearance today in which he will be read the formal charge in the case against him.
Prosecutors could argue that this is not consistent with consensual sex, legal analysts say, but the defense could rebut this in several ways, including that vaginal tearing could be sustained during consensual sex, or was not incurred during sex with Bryant.
Several sources familiar with the case also told ABCNEWS that the accuser has alleged that she tried to leave Bryant's hotel room and he blocked the door. The sources said that the sheriff's original arrest warrant included a misdemeanor claim of false imprisonment.
Last edited by ralphsgal; Aug 6th, 2003 at 09:16 PM.