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Third student makes rape accusations against Palo Verde High School student

Posted at 11:27 PM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 18:45:24-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A third student has come forward saying she was raped by a classmate at Palo Verde High School.

The student is now suing the Clark County School District and Maysen Melton's parents.

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The lawsuit claims Melton tackled the girl to the ground and sodomized her against her will.

Melton is a student at Palo Verde High School.

The 16-year-old has been indicted by a grand jury. Police believe there are at least four victims out there.

Melton's attorney says his client is not guilty and the alleged acts were consensual.