Cornell University Wrestler Charged With Rape

A member of the Cornell University wrestling team has been charged with rape in connection with an alleged incident that occurred last Saturday morning. 

22 year old Peter Mesko is accused of unlawfully entering a female's bedroom around 5 Saturday morning and, according to Ithaca Police, engaging in sexual intercourse with her without her knowledge or consent as she was sleeping soundly.


Mesko, of Honesdale, Pa. was arrested Tuesday following an extensive investigation, which included multiple interviews. The natural resources major was sent to Tompkins County Jail in lieu of bail.

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