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Former SGA president has sexual misconduct case dismissed


Ian Elliott. 

Former Student Government Association president Ian Elliott's court case regarding sexual misconduct has been dismissed. 

Elliott, who served as SGA president during the Fall 2016, was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct and arraigned on Jan. 17 in Isabella County Trial Court. On April 6, the case was dismissed due to a lack of evidence.

The incident is said to have happened on Sept. 1, 2016. Elliott resigned as SGA president on Dec. 5, 2016 citing “personal reasons.”

“I’ve maintained my innocence since I was accused,” Elliott said. “This is obviously a very important and touchy subject in our society right now. I really appreciate the new prosecutor (coming in) and doing a thorough job of double checking facts and reading through the preliminary exam transcripts.” 

Elliott said he appreciated his experience at Central Michigan University and in SGA. He said he has now began building a business with his cousin and is doing "all the things he hoped to during college."


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