EKU Police are currently investigating an alleged rape that occurred in Keene Hall on Saturday, Jan. 19.

“As of right now, it’s still ongoing,” said Mark Welker, Executive Director of Public Safety.

The incident is being classified as first-degree rape, a Class B felony, which can be punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Erica Richardson, former records supervisor for EKU Police, said further information would not be released “until the investigation is closed or until it has reached a point in time where it is no longer a danger to the case to release any further information.”

Welker said more information is expected to be released Friday.

Check The Progress next week for further information.