Cornell U. wrestler from Pa. charged with rape
ITHACA, N.Y. -- A 22-year-old Cornell University wrestler has been charged after a woman said she woke up to find him raping her, and the woman's partner later took a photo that led to his arrest.
Peter Mesko, of Honesdale, Pa., was charged Tuesday with first-degree rape. Mesko was freed on $5,000 bail, to appear in court Friday. Police didn't know if he has a lawyer.
The Ithaca Journal reports (http://ithacajr.nl/11reBpb) that court papers say the women were sleeping early Saturday when one awoke to find a stranger on top of her. The women fought him off and ran upstairs.
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