The news of a woman, identified only as Hannah M., who claimed to have been sexually assaulted at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana, triggered investigations by the FBI and Indiana State Police. Detectives revealed that Hannah M. was sexually assaulted by a student when she was 19 in January. She initially made the allegations in April to campus authorities who said she wasn’t forthcoming about details of the assault. Despite her statement, the Indiana State Police released a statement that the rape never happened. It said the hospital report from the time of the incident said the student was admitted to the hospital voluntarily on Jan. 16 for alcohol intoxication and had been a victim of sexual assault. But it appears Hannah M. gave a different account when she filed a report with police earlier this week. The Elkhart Truth reported that Hannah M. said a student assaulted her at a dorm room in January and she did not reveal to authorities the details of the sexual assault when she initially made her report to a campus police captain. Instead, she explained that alcohol and unknown drugs were the causes of her medical needs. In a statement issued later in the day, Notre Dame said its investigation showed the allegation was “100 percent false.” The Associated Press
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