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Criminal – Rape – Sufficiency – Intoxicated Victim (access required)

A woman’s testimony about her recollection of defendant sexually assaulting her after she became intoxicated at a party, corroborated by medical evidence consistent with assault, and the Court of Appeals upholds defendant’s rape conviction under Va. Code § 18.2-61(A)(ii). The victim did not testify directly that penetration occurred, but testified that she woke up with sharp ...