High School Sports

Case involving Riyadh Jones closed

The investigation into a rape that was reported to Knoxville, Tenn., police in February is being closed.

Riyadh Jones, a former player at Carver High and the University of Tennessee, had been named a suspect by Knoxville police.

The KPD released a statement Wednesday morning that the victim had decided not to prosecute and the case was in the process of being closed.

Jones was not arrested or charged in the case.

Jones played at Georgia Southern as a freshman before transferring to Garden City (Kan.) Community College.

He played two games at Tennessee as a junior. He didn't play in 2014.

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