Ray Rice and Domestic Violence

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Ray Rice is an American football player.  On February 15, 2014, Rice and his fiancée Janay Palmer were arrested and charged with assault after a physical altercation in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Celebrity news website TMZ.com posted a video of Rice striking Palmer in an elevator, apparently knocking her out, and then dragging her body out of the lift. The Ravens issued a statement following TMZ's release of the video, calling Rice's domestic violence arrest a "serious matter". The matter is being handled by the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.

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