LAS VEGAS, N.M. (KRQE) - As the investigation intocoaches' responsibility in a sexual hazing incident wraps upanother Robertson High School football player alleged to beinvolved received a long-term suspension Wednesday.
Las Vegas City Schools Superintendent Rick Romero said a hearingofficer made the decision on the suspension Wednesdaymorning. Neither that student nor three others suspended onTuesday will be back in school this year, he said.
Two other team members facing disciplinary action have asked tohave their hearings rescheduled.
The six players are accused of sexually assaulting youngerteammates with a broom stick at a football camp.
Romero said the private investigator the school district hiredhas handed over his completed report.
The superintendent said he will look it over and discuss it withthe district's attorney to decide what if any punishment thecoaching staff should receive. That decision could be made assoon as Thursday, he said.
New Mexico State Police said they are nearing the end of theircriminal investigation but don't know when it will go toprosecutors. The Santa Fe district attorney is handling thecase after the district attorney in Las Vegas disqualified hisoffice to avoid conflicts of interest.
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