CLAYTON • A jury found a former University of Missouri-St. Louis graduate student guilty of charges he sexually abused two students in their campus apartments in 2017 and 2018.
The jury on Thursday found Devonta Bagley, 24, guilty of six counts including sodomy, burglary and armed criminal action. He faces a possible life term when he is sentenced June 14 by Circuit Judge Mary Elizabeth Ott.
Prosecutors said Bagley sneaked into the University Meadows apartments of two male students as they slept and sexually assaulted them in 2017 and 2018. Bagley did not know the victims.
Joslyn Anthony, an attorney for Bagley, said Bagley maintains his innocence and is disappointed with the verdict.
A 2017 graduate of Kansas State University, Bagley has a pending case in Kansas for allegedly sexually abusing a student at a campus fraternity house in the fall of 2017. Officials have said Bagley was an UMSL graduate student before he was expelled in the fall of 2017.