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Hockey player charged with rape waives preliminary hearing

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Uusivirta is out of jail on bond. Uusivirta is out of jail on bond.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

The UAH hockey player charged with rape will not appear in court Wednesday as expected.

Lasse Uusivirta waived his right to a preliminary hearing, meaning his case will now go to the grand jury.

He is accused of attacking an 18-year-old student in his dorm room on John Wright Drive.

Uusivirta is out of jail on bond.

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