LaFleur found not guilty
POSTED: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 10:11pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 6:44pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — THIS IS AN NBC33 NEWS UPDATE: Southern University released a statement today in regards to the verdict. They say, “We congratulate Mr. LaFleur and wish him well.”
ORIGINAL STORY: Former Southern University Athletic Director Greg LaFleur has been found not guilty of solicitation of prostitution.
LaFleur lost his job as Southern’s Athletic Director when he was arrested in April of 2011, for allegedly trying to pay an undercover police officer for sex in Houston. According to his lawyer, LaFleur was acquitted of the charge Tuesday night by a Texas jury. His attorney says a lawsuit is pending against Southern, seeking back pay and damages.
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