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FSU 's Jameis Winston's accuser files civil suit
TALLAHASSEE -- The woman who accused Jameis Winston of raping her plans to file a civil suit against the Florida State quarterback and the Tallahassee police department.
ABC's Matt Gutman has more on the situation.
In Monday night's BCS Championship Jameis Winston seemed to sidestep defenders effortlessly - leading his team to victory. To all the haters we came out victorious
But off the field the 20 year old Heisman winner may once again be facing a more formidable foe than the Auburn football team
Are we going to see a civil suit
Absolutely your gonna see a civil suit.
Pat Carroll is the attorney for a former fellow FSU student who claims Winston raped her in December of 2012.
A Florida State attorney said there wasn't enough evidence to charge Winston, but overnight Carroll told us in an exclusive interview that her client may still target Winston in a civil suit. And not just him, but members of the Tallahassee police department as well.
What do you want/what are you looking for
I want heads to roll. Heads to roll.
Carroll says the Tallahassee police department was negligent in its handling of her 20 year old client's case.
You can not have law enforcement that is not held accountable.
She also says her client has had to endure tremendous anger from Florida State football fans who learned her identity despite trying to remain anonymous.
Die, your gonna die. I will kill you. Pasco County sheriff notified me if I had any more threatening email to notify him.
Winston's attorney acknowledges the two had sex but claims it was consensual
But in new video Tallahassee police released Tuesday the accuser's friend Jenna Weisberg-who called police on the accuser's behalf that night-- tells
a different story.
Jenna Video: She remembers the roommate trying to get him to stop. He walked in and was like stop she doesn't want to.
This morning-- while her classmates celebrate the championship, Winston helped secure Carroll says authorities warned her client not to return to the
school she loves.
They told me absolutely not. They too had the impression she would be in physical danger.
Representatives of both the Tallahassee police and Jameis Winston did not respond to our requests for comment,