Dating an abuse survivor

There was a search warrant served and evidence logged, including five used condoms retrieved from a bathroom wastebasket, alcohol bottles and a bag of marijuana.

DNA samples were taken, hair and fibers were collected and clothing was gathered up. They were picking me up and tossing me around the whole apartment." Tracy's toxicology report the following day came back negative for drugs.

We met downtown over coffee on a weekday morning a couple months ago.

And I was struck that nobody in the passing parade of briefcases, lattes and workday stares appeared to notice the 40-year-old as she adjusted her ponytail, wiped the tears and unloaded a story that she's carried like a bag of bricks for years.

"I remember not being able to move my arms and legs," Tracy said. The suspects told police Tracy vomited in the restroom, asked to be left alone and said "No," at different points of what she described as a seven-hour ordeal.

Tracy remembered waking up with someone pouring alcohol down her throat.

Instead, she studied the movements of Rice's then-fiancee. It was supposed to be a fun night spent hanging out with Mc Fadden's boyfriend and some others.

Janay Palmer had her chin down, shoulder raised, and she was half-turned away from Rice in the instant before the Ravens' running back punched her out. But that dissolved into an alleged gang rape and sex assault after which four men would be arrested, handcuffed and booked.

Two Oregon State football players, defensive back Calvin Carlyle, then 18, and running back Jason Dandridge, then 20, were named as suspects in the report.

The others, she said, were standing around the room, cheering. " Ainsworth told police he took Tracy's clothes off and had consensual sex with her.

He said he didn't understand why Tracy would believe she was violated.

"I'd decided I was going to kill myself," she said.

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