One of the Steubenville Rapists, Ma’Lik Richmond, Has Been Declassified as a Sex Offender

Ma’lik Richmond, who was found delinquent in Steubenville rape case, was granted declassification on Friday and is no longer on a sex offender registry.

Youngstown State University football player Ma’Lik Richmond has been declassified as a sex offender, according to Jefferson County juvenile court records.

Richmond, now 21, was found delinquent in 2013 of the sexual assault of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl as a high school football player in Steubenville in 2012. The assault occurred at a party after a football scrimmage. He served a one-year sentence and later rejoined the Steubenville football team. He went on to play at YSU.

After his conviction, Richmond was ordered to register his address every six months for the next 20 years.