22-year-old La Crosse man charged with sexual assault against woman too intoxicated for consent
LA CROSSE (WKBT) — A 22-year-old La Crosse man was charged Thursday with second-degree sexual assault, accused of sexual contact with a woman who was too intoxicated to give consent.
Milkaso B. Dedefo was charged in La Crosse County Circuit Court with a felony, punishable upon conviction with up to a $100,000 fine or 40 years in prison or both.
The woman told police she was in several bars downtown Saturday night, when she met Dedefo and eventually agreed to go to his house, according to the criminal complaint.
She told police she recalled his asking her whether she would “sleep with him,” but she repeatedly said, “No, I’m not that type of person that sleeps with somebody like that.”
Although much of her memory of the night were blurred, she recalls sitting on his bed and rebuffing another request to have sex.
“She also recalls telling him, ‘I don’t even know how I ended up at your house,'” according to the complaint.
Feeling “weirded out,” she said, “I gotta go home” and called a friend for a ride.
Initially when she got home, she believed that nothing sexual had happened, according to the complaint, but “but when she woke up, she had extreme pain on both sides of her stomach going up both of her sides” and around her buttocks, according to the complaint.
Later, “I had a really weird flash of me being in that fetal position and yelling stop once,” she said, according to the complaint.
The woman told police that, at a hospital, a sexual assault nurse examiner indicated that she had injuries and bleeding.
Police who went to Dedefo’s house collected evidence, according to the complaint. When police questioned him about the night, he agreed that the woman had come back to his house but said nothing had happened.
Believing the evidence indicated otherwise, police filed the complaint.
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