Austin, TX – Yung Gleesh was discovered responsible of tried sexual assault by Texas jury on Friday (November 2), in keeping with the Austin American-Statesman. The Washington, D.C.-based rapper was convicted of the third-degree felony stemming from a 2015 incident that occurred whereas he was in Austin for South By Southwest.
Gleesh, whose actual identify is Asa Asuncion, was acquitted of the extra severe cost of sexual assault. He additionally averted jail as a result of jury recommending he serve his five-year jail sentence on probation. Conditions of Gleesh’s probation can be introduced at a later date by State District Judge David Wahlberg.
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The sufferer, a now 25-year-old lady, accused Gleesh of attacking her whereas she was sleeping. According to her testimony, the 2 have been staying at a mutual pal’s home on the time however didn’t know one another.
The lady stated she woke as much as Gleesh having intercourse along with her on a futon in the lounge. Another witness, a pal of the sufferer, corroborated the story by saying she awakened and noticed Gleesh’s uncovered genitals. She claimed Gleesh admitted to performing oral intercourse.
Gleesh beforehand denied the allegations in an interview with Vlad TV, which has since been deleted. He stated the intercourse was consensual.
In court docket, his attorneys additionally contended that no sexual assault occurred. They asserted the one DNA proof got here from their consumer giving the girl a hickey.