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Jury selection underway for Auburn High student accused of raping student

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Jury selection is in progress for an Auburn High School student accused of raping another student inside the school in November of 2014.

Police say Deairean Whetsthone has been charged as an adult with rape in the first-degree and sexual abuse in the first-degree.

The alleged rape took place just after lunch inside of a girl’s restroom at the school. Whetstone was arrested shortly after the incident.

He reportedly admitted to committing the crime while in police custody.

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