Richmond’s Commonwealth Attorney has exonerated junior forward Mo Alie-Cox of any wrongdoing stemming from an incident at Society Social Club after video evidence cleared him of any wrongdoing.
Charges against Mo Alie-Cox stemming from an incident at Society Social Club in Shockoe Bottom have been dropped by Richmond’s Commonwealth Attorney. The story was broken by the Richmond Times Dispatch.
The charges were based on a complaint by Morgan Ashley Kaye who claimed that Alie-Cox punched her in the face. Video evidence exonerated Alie-Cox, the charges have been dropped, and his record will likely soon be expunged. Alie-Cox would have had to appear in court on June 15th.
We have been informed by the Richmond Commonwealth Attorney’s Office they have determined that Mo had no involvement in the alleged assault and that the charges against him will be withdrawn. These actions confirm our knowledge and experience of Mo as an upstanding young man of the highest character who has represented our men’s basketball program and our university with exemplary leadership academically, socially and athletically. We look forward to watching him continue to represent VCU for the next two years as a member of our program.AD Ed McLaughlin
We are pleased that Mo can now put this allegation behind him. After speaking with Mo and gathering all of the facts on this situation, we believed and hoped that his name would be cleared. From the time we began recruiting Mo four years ago, he has always carried himself the right way with terrific grace and humility. We are proud to have Mo as a member of the VCU family and basketball team. We look forward to continuing to build on his outstanding career as a Ram these next two seasons.Coach Will Wade