Lawyer: Accuser of Torii's son recants

Associated Press  |  Last updated May 15, 2012
The attorney defending the son of Los Angeles Angels outfielder Torii Hunter in a sexual assault case says he has a taped telephone conversation in which the boy's 16-year-old accuser recants. Todd Shapiro is the attorney for 17-year-old Darius McClinton-Hunter. He told reporters Thursday that a recording was made Wednesday of a conversation between the girl and a teenage friend of the Hunter family. The attorney says the alleged victim does ''a complete 180'' from the story that led police in the Dallas suburb of Prosper to arrest McClinton-Hunter on Monday. Torii Hunter has been away from the Angels since his son's arrest. He and his son attended the Thursday news conference but didn't speak. Calls to Prosper police and the Collin County district attorney's office weren't returned.
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