"The information that I have does lead me to conclude that a rape did occur," Nifong said.
"I'm making a statement to the Durham community and, as a citizen of Durham, I am making a statement for the Durham community. This is not the kind of activity we condone, and it must be dealt with quickly and harshly."
"As you get additional information through Crimestoppers or through other witnesses, there are leads to follow up on the possible identities of some of the suspects," Nifong said.
"It is a case that talks about what this community stands for," Nifong said.
"The circumstances of the rape indicated a deep racial motivation for some of the things that were done," District Attorney Mike Nifong said. "It makes a crime that is by its nature one of the most offensive and invasive even more so." NBC 17 March 29
"The racial slurs involved are relevant to show the mindset … involved in this particular attack," Nifong told Syler. "And, obviously, it made what is already an extremely reprehensible act even more reprehensible." - CBS March 30
ABRAMS: Have you identified the person who made the 911-call?NIFONG: Have I personally identified...
ABRAMS: Yes.NIFONG: Do I know if the...Persistence pays off and Mr. Nifong is forced to either play dumb or confess:ABRAMS: Do you know who it is?NIFONG: ... to my knowledge that—I do not.
ABRAMS: OK. So that person has not come forward to say I was the one who made the call.NIFONG: To my knowledge, no one has done that yet.