Charges Dropped in Fontainebleau Ultra Music Week Rape Case
Paul Thorington, Anthony Albano, and Ray Joseph Laranjo, all 23, were visiting Miami Beach from California during the hard partying week of Ultra Music Festival parties in late March. The three were alleged to have meet a visiting female college student at the Cadenza Luciano and Carl Craig-headlined pool party at the Shelborne hotel. The victim told police that the men agreed to let her store her purse at their room at the Fontainebleau resort, 26 blocks away. She told police after she arrived in the room the men held her down and took turns raping her.
|Paul Thorington, Anthony Albano, and Ray Joseph Laranjo will no longer face charges.|
All three men were allowed to return to California but have been held under house arrest.
NBC Miami reports that now all charges have been dropped, with Laranjo telling the site that there was a lack of evidence.
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