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Hamline graduate accused of rape tells his side of the story at trial

Nov 16, 2018 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

A Hamline graduate on trial for raping an underclassman after walking her home from a house party said the woman was a "full participant" in the sexual activity that took place between the two of them and that he was "dumbfounded" when she reported otherwise to authorities.

Pierce Gerald Heston made the disclosure for the first time publicly in Ramsey County District Court when he took the stand Thursday in his own defense during the third day of the trial in his case.

UPDATE: Former...