A week after State Attorney Willie Meggs closed the rape investigation against FSU football player Jameis Winston, and a day before Winston is to be awarded the Heisman Trophy in a lavish New York City ceremony, the complainant's attorney has spoken out with the accuser's side of the story.
Attorney Patricia Carroll pointed out that the Winston affair, "was an investigation into the victim, not into the accused," a refrain that frustratingly reflects the way many rape investigations are still handled. Even if the accused turns out to be garbage at football. Don't believe me? Then let's recap how the police handled the investigation into the story of Jameis Winston's accuser.