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Cops Request DNA from Ben Roethlisberger

3/9/2010 3:08 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Ben Roethlisberger has been asked to fork over a DNA sample to cops as part of the investigation into accusations that the NFL star sexually assaulted a 20-year-old woman.

The Milledgeville Police Department claim they made the request to Ben's legal team and believe Roethlisberger will comply.

Ben's lawyer has already stated that his client is "innocent of any crime."

The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has already spoken to police about the alleged incident at the Capital City nightclub in Georgia -- but cops say they want to speak with him again sometime this week.



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Dreamyvelvet    

DNA samples sounds less and less like "He said, She said". He has the big money attorney too now. Wow. Way to disgrace your team by bringing this circus to town Ben. Innocent until proven guilty, but he IS guilty of very poor judgement at the very least.

1584 days ago
2.

Jen    

Still waiting for this case to be settled out of court. Any day now, folks.

1584 days ago
3.

Me    

Very flattering picture of Big Blech.

1584 days ago
4.

detoxme    

whats she doin in a bar at 20

1584 days ago
5.

MissGinger    

In otherwords, they did a routine rape processing of the victim and collected semen. He's toast.

1584 days ago
6.

saywhat    

The case can't settle out of court. The investigation is about whether he did something criminal, not a civil lawsuit. Even if he did pay off the woman now, they would continue to try to decide if he needs to go to jail.

1584 days ago
7.

JJ Kalpo    

Big Ben Rapinberger......you gots some problems....

1584 days ago
8.

Stan    

How come you give no real source for this alleged info? You know, like, "according to...". This sounds like something hatched from that joke of a press conference yesterday when a reporter asked Chief Blue if he was going to ask Roethlisberger for a DNA sample and after a moment of confusion sputtered out the word, "ye..yess." But then that's probably why you say "The Milledgeville Police Department CLAIM they made the request..."




1584 days ago
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michaelacarterallen    

...RAPIST...ALERT...RAPIST...ALERT...

1584 days ago
10.

Josh    

If his semen was in her or on her, he will just say it was consensual sex. Does anyone really think he raped her in the bar bathroom? Did she run out of the bathroom with her pants down screaming and crying saying he raped her?

1584 days ago
11.

Whamo    

Why are people so unwilling to believe their hero's could do something like this. He's a pro athelete people. Let's face it he's had door opened for him and a sense of entitlement from the time he was around 14. I love how people are so willing to blame the victim here. I wouldn't supprise me in the least that he did it. Having said that, people were pretty quick to blame Mike Tyson when he was accused....I wonder why that was?

1584 days ago
12.

Mark    

Reports are that her and the group she was with contacted a "nearby" police officer.

Really is it so out beyond reason that a drunk person assaulted someone in a bar?

1584 days ago
13.

karma    

People should get the long lines for the bathroom at a crowded bar out of their minds. Remember he was in a VIP section.
Going to the police and hospital hysterical, calling the parents immediately, silence, fellow students supporting her but dropped out of college...vs. getting a high powered attorney immediately, plus denying in multiple statements to the media through attorneys, DNA sought, previous allegations before...hmm.

1584 days ago
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Old Enough    

None of us have enough information to know if whatever happened was assault or not. Maybe it was consensual but he was so big he hurt her? Maybe he did rape her? Maybe he didn't have sex w/ her at all and she is trying to get money after having sex w/ someone else? None of us on here were there and know the facts so stop jumping to conclusions one way or another.

1584 days ago
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thinkabout it    

Remember the Duke Lax Team. Don't be so quick to judge Innocent until proven quilty

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