CMU Sexual Assault Suspect going to Trial

Former Central Michigan University Student Government Association President to go to Trial on Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges

LANSING, MI – Isabella County District Court Chief Judge Eric R. Janes yesterday ruled there was sufficient evidence to send defendant Ian Elliott to trial in Circuit Court on two counts of CSC (Criminal Sexual Conduct) 3rd Degree and one count of assault with intent to commit penetration.Ian Elliott

The ruling came following a hearing on “other acts” evidence in which the judge heard additional testimony describing similar acts; a probable cause hearing followed.

The case, People v Elliott, was filed by the Michigan Department of Attorney General after the Isabella County Prosecutor dropped the original charges.

No trial date has been set.