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BREAKING: LG Justin Fairfax’s Attorney Says Eyewitness Can Refute Duke University Rape Accusation; Meredith Watson’s Attorney Says “Fairfax Continues to Dodge Public Hearings”

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This morning, we have new developments regarding sexual assault allegations against Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax. First, according to WTKR, “An eyewitness can come forward and say Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax did not rape a classmate at Duke University in 2000, an attorney for Fairfax wrote in a new letter to the District Attorney of Durham, N.C.” Second, an attorney for one of Fairfax’s accusers, Meredith Watson, has responded as follows:

Fairfax Continues to Dodge Public Hearings 

Five months after being accused of rape, Justin Fairfax changes his story yet again. First it didn’t happen then it was consensual, and now for the first time he implicates his buddy as a participant. If Justin Fairfax wants the truth to come out, this secret witness should testify under oath, in public, along with Mr. Fairfax, both his victims and their witnesses. Fairfax continues to fight a public hearing tooth and nail. That says it all.

–    Nancy Erika Smith, Attorney for Meredith Watson

The letter from Lt. Gov. Fairfax’s attorney is as follows. I’ll update this story if/when I see new information.