Trial dates scheduled for student accused of sexual assault at Madison East High School homecoming party

Baboucarr Nyang Initial Appearance

MADISON, Wis. — Trial dates have been scheduled for an 18-year-old accused of sexually assaulting a young woman at a Madison East High School homecoming party last year, online court records show.

Baboucarr Nyang is charged with felony counts of second-degree sexual assault/use of force and strangulation and suffocation stemming from the party on Oct. 10, 2021. A criminal complaint alleges he strangled and sexually assaulted the victim during the party.

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Jury selection in the case is now scheduled for March 20, with trial dates set for March 21 and 22.

The incident prompted students at East High School to hold a walkout in support of the victim.