A suspended Oklahoma State
University student has pleaded not guilty to the latest charge in a
sexual battery case.
Twenty-two-year-old Nathan Cochran pleaded not guilty during an appearance in Payne County District Court on Monday morning.
The charge is the fourth sexual battery charge
filed against Cochran. He pleaded not guilty to the previous three
charges in December and his attorney says he maintains his innocence.
Prosecutors allege that Cochran molested or attempted to male students while they slept in a dorm room.
OSU has drawn criticism for not immediately
reporting the alleged incidents when they first came to light in
November. Police say they didn't learn of the case until Dec. 6 when
contacted for comment by the campus newspaper.
Cochran remains free on bond.
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