What appeared to be a run of the mill prostitution sting was greeted by some doubt on social media with posts suggesting that now-former Jackson State President William Bynum Jr. may have been set up.

William Bynum Jr., who was the president of Jackson State University, an HBCU in Mississippi, has resigned after he and more than a dozen other people were arrested for their roles in a prostitution scandal.


Charges were pending for multiple people accused of being involved in a prostitution ring at Fort Valley State University.

Aaliyah Hall Bell vanished in South Carolina while walking two blocks to visit her godmother.