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Patrick Kane accuser will cooperate with hoax investigation

An attorney for the woman who accused Patrick Kane of sexual assault said that she will cooperate with the investigation into an alleged hoax that threw the case into chaos and briefly raised questions of evidence tampering. In a letter released to the Tribune on Saturday, Buffalo, N.Y.-based attorney Roland Cercone denied Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita's recent suggestions that the woman wouldn't answer questions about the purported hoax. Cercone said the insinuation — made during a news conference Friday — was untrue. "For the record, no one has asked to speak to the complainant regarding the latest incident," Cercone wrote. "I suspect...