Three Michigan State football players have been suspended indefinitely pending a sexual assault investigation.
The three unnamed Spartans are barred from team activities and have been removed from on-campus housing while the police and the university conduct investigations.
The complaint that is being looked into was brought up in late January.
As part of the criminal investigation, detectives are interviewing members of the coaching staff and other relevant individuals regarding their response since the complaint was made in late January.
Separate from the criminal and Title IX investigations, the university administration is retaining an external law firm to conduct a thorough and independent investigation into football program staff members’ compliance with university policy in connection with the allegations.
One football staff member has been suspended in conjunction with the second investigation into the staff’s compliance with school policy.