Former NFL player Darren Sharper could face life in prison after being accused on Friday by a grand jury on charges stemming from accusations of rape in New Orleans.

Darren Sharper
According to Ken Daley of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Sharper was charged with two counts of aggravated rape of an incident in September 2013, and one count of simple rape of another woman last August.

Sharper is being accused of sexually assaulting two women with disabilities, and two acquaintances were also charged with multiple counts Friday.

Sharper has been jailed in California since February waiting separated drugging and raping women charges. He is being investigated on similar charges in Las Vegas.

The maximum penalty for aggravated rape in Louisiana is life imprisonment without possibility of parole.

The amount of scandals that have been reported this year concerning different NFL players has been crazy. Different crimes, such as domestic violence and rape have been seen in the NFL this year.

Article contributed by: ‎Lissette Becherano

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