By Alex Griswold. A former intern for outgoing Rep. John Conyers says the Michigan Democrat propositioned her, and when she rebuffed his advances, he brought up a Washington, D.C. intern who had mysteriously disappeared.
Courtney Morse, now 36, told the Washington Post she was a 20-year-old student when she accepted an internship with Conyers’ office. One night, he offered to drive her home, and once they arrived, he “wrapped his hand around hers as it rested in her lap, and told her he was interested in a sexual relationship.” . . .
“He said he had insider information on the case. I don’t know if he meant it to be threatening, but I took it that way,” she told the Post. “I got out of the car and ran.” (Read more from “Report: Disgraced Rep. Conyers Threatened Intern Who Rebuffed His Sexual Advances With Chandra Levy Murder” HERE)
Charges Were Dropped Against Illegal Charged in Levy Murder; Still Unsolved
By Eli Watkins. Levy disappeared in 2001, and her skull was found in a Washington park. Levy’s family alleged a romantic connection between Levy and then-Rep. Gary Condit, a California Democrat. Condit was questioned but never charged in connection with the death, and he denied any involvement in it.
Years later, a jury convicted Ingmar Guandique for the murder, but prosecutors dropped charges against him on appeal in 2016, and the US said it deported him earlier this year.
Morse said she quit her internship after the incident. (Read more from “Charges Were Dropped Against Illegal Charged in Levy Murder; Still Unsolved” HERE)