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Rape Trial Day 3: Second Witness Granted Immunity

March 15, 2013
By TYLER REYNARD , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

STEUBENVILLE -- Judge Thomas Lipps early this afternoon granted immunity to a second witness to the alleged rape of a 16-year-old Weirton girl.

The witness, a senior at Steubenville High School, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination upon taking the stand. Lipps, as he did for the day's first witness, awarded immunity from prosecution.

The witness also testified in October during the preliminary hearing.

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