Mugshot of Benjamin Wainscott
Photo: Cobb County Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

Warrant: After raping woman in dorm, KSU student texted to apologize

A police warrant details the alleged rape by a Kennesaw State University student of a woman on campus earlier this month.

The warrant says Benjamin David Wainscott, of Alpharetta, told police he ignored the woman telling him “stop” and he texted her after to apologize.

Police wrote that he invited the woman to dinner and afterward to his dorm room, which is where he allegedly attacked her.


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“Said accused confessed that he should have stopped after the first time the victim ordered him to stop, however, continued having sexual intercourse with the victim,” according to the warrant.

The university has previously said the 20-year-old woman was not a KSU student.


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The warrant said he texted her after “apologizing to the victim for forcing the victim to have sex with him.”

Wainscott has been in Cobb County jail without bond since Thursday, according to jail records.

University police records show they have investigated eight forcible sex crimes this year.


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