A 12-step apology leads to a guilty plea

A 12-step apology leads to a guilty plea:

It began with one recovering alcoholic’s effort to make amends.

But William Beebe’s apology for sexually assaulting a fellow college student in 1984 landed him on the path to prison and launched an investigation that could lead to additional arrests.

Beebe apologized last year to his victim as part of the 12-step Alcoholics Anonymous program. On Tuesday, he pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated sexual battery for his actions during a Phi Kappa Psi fraternity party at the University of Virginia.

The survivor’s website is here.