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University of Wisconsin Student Faces Multiple Counts Related to Sexual Assault Allegations

Dozens of women have come forward saying they are victims

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    University of Wisconsin Student Faces Multiple Counts Related to Sexual Assault Allegations
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    This undated photo provided by the Dane County Sheriff's Office in Madison, Wisconsin, shows Alec Cook, a University of Wisconsin student charged with sexually assaulting and choking a woman on Oct. 12, 2016. Prosecutors say Cook is expected to face additional charges after investigators were contacted by dozens of other women.

    Dozens of women have accused a University of Wisconsin-Madison student of sexually assaulting them, NBC News reported.

    Alec Cook, 20, was arrested last week after a fellow student reported he had assaulted her at his apartment on Oct. 12. More victims came forward soon after, leading to nine charges against Cook. But a search warrant states dozens of women have been coming forward to speak about “unknown acts related to Cook.”

    A detective who searched Cook’s apartment said he found a notebook with a list of women, how he met them and what he liked about them. The warrant states that statement of “kill” and “sexual” desires were also listed.

    Cook is under emergency suspension from the school and is banned from campus. The university is urging survivors of sexual assault to come forward.

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