‘Elaborate Hoax’ Alleged In NHL Star Patrick Kane’s Rape Case

There’s been another shocking revelation in what has already been a twisty week for the alleged rape case against hockey star Patrick Kane. Just two days after it was reported that the evidence bag that apparently once contained the alleged victim’s rape kit was found open and abandoned at her mother’s front door, authorities are now saying it was a hoax, CBS Chicago reports. “The forensic evidence in this case was not tampered with,” Frank Sedita, the DA for New York’s Erie County, said at a news conference today. “We believe that a person—the complainant’s mother—is engaged in an elaborate hoax.” According to the Chicago Tribune, Sedita presented video evidence showing the rape kit was never out of the possession of authorities and was, in fact, never put in a bag at all, but a box. Read more on Newser…