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3 Michigan State Football Players Charged With Sexual Assault

The three Spartans' players have been charged with sexual assault.

Three Michigan State football players have been charged with sexual assault.

Spartans' football players Donnie Corley, Josh King and Demetric Vance are facing charges of criminal sexual conduct after arrest warrants were issued this morning.

The crime is punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

From MLive.com:

Arrest warrants third degree criminal sexual conduct for all three were issued on Tuesday morning in 54-B District Court in East Lansing, following a hearing in front of Judge Richard D. Ball. Michigan State University police officer Chad Davis provided testimony.

Third degree criminal sexual conduct is a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

The charges stem from an alleged Jan. 16 incident in an on-campus apartment, and come after a four-month investigation by the Michigan State University Police.

Corley, a wide receiver, is a former four-star recruit who 453 receiving yards as a freshman in 2016. King is a defensive end and a former four-star recruit. Vance is a safety and a former four-star recruit.

The three players are currently suspended from the football program and have been removed from university housing.