STEUBENVILLE -- Four more school officials have been indicted in connection with the investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl at a party last year -- those indicted include Michael McVey, the superintendent of Steubenville City Schools.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the indictments at a morning news conference.
Those indicted are due in court on December 6.
Superintendent McVey has been indicted on charges including tampering with evidence, obstruction and falsification.
The others indicted are Michael Belardine, a volunteer football coach at the time of the rape. Belardine is accused of allowing underage drinking, obstruction, falsification and contributing to unruliness.
Lynnett Gorman, a principal at a Steubenville elementary school, has been indicted on a charge of failure to report child abuse or neglect.
The fourth person indicted by the grand jury is Seth Fluharty, a wrestling coach and teacher. He has been indicted on a charge of failure to report child abuse or neglect.
"I believe that the grand jury's work is done," DeWine stated.
Overall, DeWine says the grand jury met 18 times and heard from 123 witnesses -- some who testified more than once.
These new counts follow an indictment in October in which the district's information technology director was indicted on a charge of tampering with evidence.
"How do you hold kids accountable if you don't hold the adults accountable?" DeWine said after reading through each new indictment.
In March, two teens were found delinquent -- the equivalent of guilty in adult court -- in the rape of the 16-year-old girl at a party. The teens were members of the high school's football team.
Images of the teen victim circulated on social media and garnered national headlines.
The special grand jury began its work on April 15 to investigate whether adults, including school employees, knew of the rape allegation but failed to report it as required by state law.
He says the case is in some ways about the way that electronic communication can dehumanize us. "It's a different world," said DeWine.