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Army Drops Rape Counts in Case

May 25, 1997|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

The Army has dropped rape charges against a drill sergeant who still faces a court-martial on 17 sexual misconduct charges. Two rape counts and one charge of forcing sexual intercourse by fear were dropped against Staff Sgt. Herman Gunter, said his lawyer, David Bolgiano. Gunter, 30, is one of 12 staff members at the Aberdeen Proving Ground charged with sex crimes. Four of the 12 have been charged with rape, including Staff Sgt. Delmar G. Simpson, who was convicted on 18 rape counts this month.

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