Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-12-06 11:18:46 –
Georgetown, Kentucky (LEX 18) — Cody Arnett, Georgetown University student convicted of 2018 rape, Was sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday morning.
A judge by law cannot carry out life imprisonment in a row. After 20 years in life imprisonment, Arnett is eligible for parole, and the parole committee decides whether he should be released or sentenced to full sentence.
On the night of September 23, 2018, Ava Stokes, then an 18-year-old freshman at Georgetown University, told police. Held at Knife Point and raped multiple times By a stranger wandering through an unlocked door in her student housing unit.
Arnett stood in his defense in July 2021 and said he had sex under agreement with the victims. It contradicts what she said during her emotional testimony.
He was found guilty of three rapes, one robbery, two sodomies, and one falsification of physical evidence.
Since then, Stokes has moved her story forward. Ready to hear her voice.. She said she wanted to show other survivors of sexual assault that they should be proud of the fact that they survived.
September, Stokes Proceedings Against Georgetown University. She claims that she lacked support and couldn’t provide the security that was supposed to prevent the attack.
The proceedings require the jury and Stokes to be indemnified and punitive damages.