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Steubenville schools IT worker retires after being charged with evidence tampering linked to rape case

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — An eastern Ohio school district’s technology director has retired after being charged with evidence tampering in an investigation about whether other laws were broken in a rape case involving two athletes.

Steubenville schools IT director William Rhinaman is charged with evidence tampering, obstructing justice, obstructing official business and perjury. The 53-year-old Mingo Junction man has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors haven’t outlined specific allegations against him.

The Steubenville Herald Star reports the school board approved the longtime employee’s immediate retirement TOday.

A message seeking comment was left for his appointed attorney.

Rhinaman was indicted by a grand jury looking into other aspects of the rape case. It was convened after two Steubenville high school football players were convicted of raping a 16-year-old West Virginia girl after an August 2012 party.

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