Early Saturday morning US women’s soccer star Hope Solo was arrested on 2-counts of domestic violence.
Police officers were summoned to Solo’s sister’s home (Seattle) around 1 am in response to a call that a woman was assaulting people in the home. When police arrived they found Solo intoxicated and that her sister and nephew both had some kind of injuries. Police questioned people in the home and determined that Solo was the woman attacking people in the home.
Solo was arrested and it is expected she will be in jail until Monday when she will appear before Kirkland Municipal Court. For Solo this is not the first time she has been involved in domestic abuse, back in 2012 Solo’s soon to be husband Jeremy Stevens (former Seattle Seahawk) was arrested for domestic abuse, he was never charged.
Solo’s lawyer has denied the charges in an email to the Associated Press:
“Hope is not guilty of any crime,”
“In fact, our investigation reveals that Hope was assaulted and injured during this unfortunate incident. We look forward to the opportunity to present the true facts in court and to having this matter behind Hope very soon.”
More to come as this story evolves…
Credit: Complex & Associated Press