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Turks and Caicos Premier denies sexual allegations

Published:Monday | April 14, 2008 | 3:04 PM

Turks and Caicos Premier, Michael Misick said he would not renounce his position as the head of government in the wake of allegations that he sexually assaulted an American woman.

The woman claimed that Mr. Misick, who is married to American actress, LisaRaye McCoy-Misick, assaulted her two weekends ago.

Mr. Misick said the woman made a false report to US law enforcement officials that he had allegedly sexually assaulted her.

The Royal Turks and Caicos Police Force are investigating the matter, while a probe is being overseen by US law enforcement officials.