funds fail with response to Matt Araiza allegations, legal professional says

An legal professional for the lady who says NFL rookie punter Matt Araiza raped her final 12 months when she was 17 blasted the Buffalo funds on Saturday, even after the crew launched Araiza.

“The Buffalo funds had no different however to minimize their youthful punter after so badly botching their response to our declare: they ignored us, as if what I warned them would happen may probably be prevented in the event that they merely stored their heads inside the sand,’’ legal professional Dan Gilleon mentioned in an announcement supplied to USA at the second sports activities. “that is what enablers do.”

“My consumer’s life was eternally scarred in October 2021,” Gilleon added, referring to the Halloween event in San Diego the place the lady, now 18, says Araiza, then 21, assaulted her all by way of a gang-rape, “however she dealt with herself with grace and dignity. Not as quickly as did she categorical to me a want to harm her assaulters out of revenge or hatred. She by no means requested for a pound of flesh. Her solely ask was the sort of justice which might save completely different youthful ladies from the hell she expert.’’