STEUBENVILLE (KDKA) – One of two Steubenville high school football players found guilty of raping a teenage girl is back on the football team.
Ma’lik Richmond was back on the roster as of Monday morning.READ MORE: Family Says Child With Special Needs Was Found Wandering Along Busy Road After Not Being Dropped Off At Home After School
Richmond was released from a juvenile detention center in January after serving ten-months of his one-year sentence.
He must continue to register as a sex offender every six-months for the next 20-years.
Richmond’s co-defendant, Trent Mays, is still serving his time in a juvenile detention center.READ MORE: Carnegie Science Center Teams With Pittsburgh Penguins To Inspire Young Fans Through Science
He was sentenced to two-years.
Richmond and his attorney fought to have the sex offender classifications dropped but the Court of Appeals denied that request.
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