COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - An ex-girlfriend is accusing former
Missouri running back Derrick Washington of hitting her in the face
several times before he was arrested a second time for alleged
A Columbia police domestic violence specialist is investigating
the latest complaint against the Tigers' one-time team captain.
The 21-year-old senior was charged in August with sexually
assaulting a former tutor. He was kicked off the Missouri team
about a week before those felony charges were filed.
In the latest incident, Washington reportedly refused to leave
the 23-year-old woman's apartment shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
He was arrested at his apartment 90 minutes later. The woman had a
swollen forehead and a bloody nose. Washington told police he had
argued with her but denied hitting the woman.
His lawyer did not immediately return a telephone call seeking