TCU says football staff didn’t know of Turpin’s domestic violence charge in March

TCU has issued a statement on KaVontae Turpin’s arrest last March in Las Cruces, New Mexico that included a charge for battery against his girlfriend.

“The football staff was aware there was an incident in New Mexico, but not that charges included an alleged battery,” the school said. “The publicly available information they reviewed at the time only showed a charge related to property damage. We did not know until yesterday that his legal issues were unresolved.”

Coach Gary Patterson is holding his weekly media availability later today.

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TCU receiver KaVontae Turpin was arrested in March on charges of battery and damage to property of a family member in New Mexico. Las Cruces Police Department
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