Sexual Misconduct

Fairfax releases polygraph results to rebut sex assault claims

Fairfax releases polygraph results to rebut sex assault claims

RICHMOND — After two women went on national television and accused him of sexual assault, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on Wednesday released the results of polygraph examinations that he said exonerate him.

At a press conference in his office, Fairfax asked prosecutors to investigate the allegations and pledged his full cooperation.

“These allegations, if true, would be incredibly serious,” Fairfax said. “Because they are not true, however, they are incredibly hurtful to me and my family and my reputation, which I have spent a lifetime building.”

In February, a woman named Vanessa Tyson went public with an

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