- A grand jury in Dallas has determined to not indict Marrying Millions star Bill Hutchinson on sexual assault expenses.
- The Texas actual property developer was accused final 12 months of assaulting a teenage lady in his residence.
- Hutchinson, whose relationship with Brianna Ramirez was profiled on the Lifetime actuality collection, nonetheless faces expenses of rape and sexual battery in California.
Bill Hutchinson, who appeared on two seasons of Lifetime’s Marrying Millions together with his girlfriend Brianna Ramirez, has averted an indictment on sexual assault expenses in Texas. The Dallas-based actual property developer was accused of assaulting a teen, however a grand jury declined to indict him, in line with a brand new report. However, Hutchinson continues to be going through expenses of rape and sexual battery in California, in addition to a number of civil fits.
Bill Hutchinson of ‘Marrying Millions’ not indicted for sexual assault
According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, a Dallas County grand jury selected to not indict Hutchinson, 64, on expenses he’d sexually assaulted a teenage lady at his residence in Highland Park.
Authorities and the grand jury “took the allegations made against Mr. Hutchinson seriously, investigated them thoroughly, and, in the end, established what I have always known – Bill Hutchinson is innocent, and the accusations made against him are false,” Hutchinson’s lawyer Levi McCathern stated in a press release.
Hutchinson was arrested in July 2021 after a 17-year-old lady accused him of assault. The lady was a good friend of Hutchinson’s stepdaughter. She moved into his residence in Texas after her household relocated, D Magazine reported, the place she says he groped her. Hutchinson denied the allegations towards him.
“Anyone who knows me in this city knows that I am not capable of assault, sexual or otherwise. Hopefully, all of my colleagues and friends will give me the benefit of the doubt until I prove my innocence in court,” he stated in a press release after his arrest.
Hutchinson additionally faces expenses in California
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Though Hutchinson is not going to face a trial in Dallas, his authorized issues aren’t at an finish. After he was arrested in Texas, authorities in Orange County, California, charged him with one felony depend of rape and 5 misdemeanor counts of sexual battery. The allegations contain the identical lady who says she was assaulted in Texas and one other teenager. Hutchinson pleaded not responsible.
Several different ladies have additionally filed civil fits towards Hutchinson alleging he sexually assaulted them, WFAA reported. One lady was a school scholar who despatched her resume to Hutchinson within the hopes of touchdown a job. When they two met, she says he plied her with alcohol. He then took her to an condo, the place she says he assaulted her.
“It’s now clear to me and to the whole world that Bill Hutchinson has attacked multiple women,” the girl stated in a press release shared by her attorney. “I hope other women who have suffered like me will help each other, and we all band together and hold him accountable for being what he is: a sexual predator.”
Hutchinson dated a much-younger lady on Lifetime’s ‘Marrying Millions’
Hutchinson made his fortune investing in actual property within the Dallas space. In 2019, he started showing on Lifetime’s Marrying Millions together with his girlfriend Ramirez, who was in her early 20s.
Hutchinson met Ramirez when she was working as a hostess at a restaurant. She was 18 on the time. The couple’s practically 40-year age hole was a serious subject of their relationship, as was the truth that she got here from a much more modest background than her accomplice. Hutchinson’s ex-wife additionally warned Ramirez that he was habitually untrue. However, the couple ended up getting engaged on the finish of the present’s second season. It will not be clear if they’re nonetheless collectively.
Lifetime has not introduced if Marrying Millions will return for season 3. References to the present seem to have been faraway from the community’s web site.
How to get assist: In the U.S., name the RAINN National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 to attach with a educated employees member from a sexual assault service supplier in your space.
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