Ex-Rutgers student to be arraigned next month on hate crime charges

EDISON - Former Rutgers University student Dhaurn Ravi will be arraigned next month on hate crime charges linked to the death of fellow student Tyler Clementi. Ravi, 19, was indicted last week by a Middlesex County grad jury. He faces bias intimidation and invasion of privacy charges for allegedly taping his roommate have a sexual encounter with another man. Clementi took his own life by leaping from the George Washington Bridge last September.

Ravi has also been accused of attempting to cover his tracks by deleting tweets and text messages.

The arraignment is scheduled for May 23.

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