• Groom sexually assaults bridesmaid before wedding, police say

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    SMITHFIELD, Pa. -

    A Pennsylvania groom sexually assaulted a bridesmaid two days before his wedding, police said.

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    Daniel Carney, 28, was charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of an unconscious person and indecent assault, The Associated Press reported.

    The victim, a 29-year-old Oregon woman in town for the Carney’s Sept. 1 wedding, told police she blacked out and awoke to Carney sexually assaulting her in the men’s locker room at a hotel where they were staying, WNEP reported. The assault stopped when the bride came in. She then started fighting with Carney. 

    Despite the incident, Carney and his wife still got married, WNEP reported.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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