The girlfriend of Baylor basketball star
LaceDarius Dunn says he has never hit her and wants authorities to
drop an aggravated assault charge from what she calls an accident.
Waco police were called to Hillcrest Hospital on Sept. 27 to
investigate an alleged assault on Lacharlesla Edwards. They say
Dunn punched her in the face during an argument and broke her jaw.
But in a statement issued Wednesday through her attorney, the
21-year-old woman says Dunn "has never struck me during our
She denied having a broken jaw and says "what happened on the
night of Sept. 27 was an accident and I went to the hospital for
Edwards also appealed to Baylor to lift a suspension placed on
its leading scorer.