Ninth suspect charged in alleged Providence gang rape

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)-  A ninth suspect has been charged over an alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl at a Providence house party in December.

Providence Police Maj. David Lapatin confirmed with ABC6 that 20-year-old Antonio Leiva of Providence was arrested earlier Wednesday.

Levia was charged with first-degree sexual assault and conspiracy, and is being held without bail following his arraignment today.

Seven suspects had been arrested earlier in the month, and an eighth suspect turned himself in to police days later.

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