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OC jury deadlocked on hockey player rape case

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 20, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
An Orange County jury has deadlocked in the case of a minor league hockey player accused of rape in 2006.David McKee of Texas was indicted in 2009 on charges of raping an intoxicated and unconscious woman in July 2006.

The woman had apparently been drinking with McKee, 26, and his friends, who were all minor league hockey players in town for the Anaheim Ducks hockey camp.

The Orange County Superior Court jury was deadlocked 11 to 1 on Friday. The majority of the jurors voted not guilty.

McKee's attorney says his client had consensual sex with the woman.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.