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Wednesday May 22, 2013

Jose Canseco Accused of Rape, Announces it on Twitter

Jose Canseco Accused of Rape, Announces it on Twitter

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On Wednesday, former baseball major leaguer Jose Canseco announced on Twitter that he was being accused of rape.

In a series of tweets, Canseco revealed the Las Vegas Police had been to his home to inform him a woman had accused him of drugging and raping her.

Canseco’s tweets, most of which have been deleted, after speaking with police:

*Note: we will not publish the names of any alleged rape victims

Breaking news this is a first folks las vegas police was just at my house i have been charged with rape by [alleged victim] from las vegas.

All media welcome to this drama filled event. Did i rape [WOMAN’S NAME] or is she lieing (sic). Stay tuned to another day in the life of jose canseco

[She] told the police that i druged (sic) her and then raped her. hmmmmm. lets find out what really happened.

Lets play truth or dare. I dare [her] to tell the truth.

Truth or dare. I dare u to take a polygragh on national tv.i will take one

Canseco also posted a photo of a woman in a bikini, the accuser’s apparent phone number, and her work address.

Las Vegas police have confirmed Canseco is a person of interest in the case, but said he has not been formally charged.