Alleged Victim Testifies During Hearing For Former OU Professor Accused Of Child Rape


Friday, June 22nd 2012, 2:02 pm
By: News 9


A former University of Oklahoma professor charged with child sex crimes appeared in court Friday for a preliminary hearing in Cleveland County.

Dwain Pellebon is charged with two counts of first-degree rape, two counts of child sexual abuse by lewd acts and two counts of lewd sex acts with a child under the age of 16.

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According to court documents, the 55-year-old former professor assaulted two children who are now 15 and 13. The assaults occurred between January 2010 and December 2011.

One of the alleged victims took the stand Friday during the hearing. News 9's Havonnah Johnson is in the courtroom and will have more on this story on News 9 at 4, 5 and 6.

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