arrested in 2015 on the rape charge after a woman said he
sexually assaulted her at a party at his home.
"Despite my best efforts to convince the victim to testify, she
refused," Deputy Santa Clara County District Attorney Chris
Lamiero said in a statement. "That is her legal right."
A current member of the 49ers, linebacker Ahmad Brooks, still
faces sexual battery in a case involving the same woman at the
same party, said Sean Webby, a spokesman for the district
attorney's office. He said he did not know if she would testify
McDonald also faces prosecution on an unrelated misdemeanor
charge of violating a restraining order in an unrelated domestic
violence case, Webby said.
Neither McDonald nor his attorney could be immediately reached
for comment. Brooks' attorney could also not immediately be
(Reporting by Sharon Bernstein in Sacramento, California;
Editing by Bill Trott)
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