PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The dispute between the suspended Holy Family basketball coach and a player is now in the hands of the Philadelphia District Attorney.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is now investigating a private criminal complaint lodged by 19-year old sophomore forward Matthew Kravchuk. Kravchuk claims his coach, John O’Connor, grabbed and elbowed him in the face during a practice last month.
“We investigate the allegations that are made by the complainant and then we determine whether or not we are going to press charges in that case. Once we’ve determined that and if we do decide to press charges, then a private criminal complaint will be filed,” DA spokeswoman Tasha Jamerson said.
Jamerson says the investigation could take a month, usually it lasts a couple of weeks.
Reported By Lynne Adkins, KYW Newsradio