FORMER OSU MARCHING BAND DRUM-MAJOR INSTRUCTOR INDICTED FOR RAPE OF STUDENT
Posted on 5/12/2015
Defendant: Christopher Stewart Kitchen
Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Christopher Stewart Kitchen, age 28, in connection to the rape of a 19 year old Ohio State University student that occurred on April 16, 2015. Kitchen has been indicted for two counts Rape (F-1), two counts Sexual Battery (F-3), and one count Failure to Comply with Underage Alcohol Laws (UM), for a total of five counts. It is alleged that the defendant, who was an Ohio State University School of Music staff member, invited the victim to have drinks with him, and then raped her after they went back to his house located at 2469 Indiana Avenue in the University District. “If convicted on all charges, Kitchen faces in excess of twenty years incarceration”, O’Brien stated.