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Possible USC Campus Rape

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At 4:20 a.m. this morning, another student found a young 18 to 20-year-old woman lying unconscious on the ground. While officers were not able to speak to her because she did not regain consciousness until later during transport, they are considering all options of investigation, including rape.

Authorities are unsure whether she was indeed physically attacked or if she could have become intoxicated and passed out, but police are "treating it as a crime scene," Banuelos said. "We are conducting an investigation as if it were a rape investigation," while examining all possibilities, Banuelos said. "We're just playing it safe." [LA Times]

She was found near 3520 Trousdale Parkway on the USC campus.

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