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Jury deadlocks in hockey player rape case in Orange County

November 20, 2010 |  8:20 am

An Orange County juror deadlocked Friday in a rape case invovling a minor league hockey player.

David McKee, 26, of Texas was accused of raping a 29-year-old woman in July 2006 while she slept in a Newport Beach summer rental after she went out drinking with McKee and his friends. The men were all minor league hockey players in town for the Anaheim Ducks hockey camp.

The jurors deadlocked 11 to 1, with the majority voting not guilty. McKee was indicted last year by a grand jury that charged he raped an intoxicated and unconscious woman.The alleged victim apparently had been drinking before falling asleep, then woke up to find someone was having sex with her.

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-- Tom Ragan, Times Community News