The University of Iowa says its police department is investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred on campus during the early morning hours of October 14th and three Iowa football players are being questioned. According to a report filed with U-I Police by the victim on November 7, she was sexually assaulted in a room in the Hillcrest Residence Hall.


U-I police confirm three Iowa football players are being questioned in connection with the investigation. No arrests have been made, and the player’s identities are being withheld at this point in the investigation. U-I Police are being assisted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Iowa City Police Department.


Jim Saunders, a spokesperson for the D.C.I. says that agents and criminalists have been sent to the U-I campus to assist with the investigation.