VICTIM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VICTIM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Victim recounts attack in hearing for suspect in BYU gropings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58345668-78/fletcher-allan-team-footage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58345668-78/fletcher-allan-team-footage.html.csp">Victim recounts attack in hearing for suspect in BYU gropings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T08:37:30.063-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • A victim of the alleged “BYU Groper” said having her breast grabbed by a passing jogger “was kind of like being punched in the face, only it’s worse because it’s not your face.” But attorneys for Nathan Fletcher argued in his preliminary hearing Thursday that prosecutors have the wrong man. “This case is about identification,” said attorney John Allan. “… They have the wrong guy.” Brigham Young University police Detective David Styer said members of the school’s track team identified Fl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345668@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:37:30 MDT Ogden man charged with murder in infant’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348734-78/barney-girl-police-victim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58348734-78/barney-girl-police-victim.html.csp">Ogden man charged with murder in infant’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T20:51:25.323-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 23-year-old live-in boyfriend of an Ogden woman has been charged in the death of a baby girl who was left in his care along with the mother’s two other young children. Adam Joseph Barney was arrested Monday night after officers found the 14-month-old child dead in a room at the Western Colony Inn, 234 24th St. Barney was charged Thursday with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, which carries the potential for the death penalty. At his initial appearance in 2nd District Court, Judge W....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348734@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:51:25 MDT Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343280-68/police-bodies-river-bound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343280-68/police-bodies-river-bound.html.csp">Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN CARLIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:23:02.179-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape, stabbed and weighed down with makeshift anchors were pulled from a river Wednesday after a third bound man, wet and also covered with stab wounds, was found wandering along a road in the dark, police said. The surviving victim said he had been abducted, thrown in a van and robbed by four or five people before being thrown in the river, but managed to get free, police said. The 20-year-old man, who was not immediately identif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432802014-08-27T11:23:02.179-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:23:02.179-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343280@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:23:02 MDT Salt Lake City kidnapping foiled when would-be abductor pulled up behind cop car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325281-78/suspect-car-police-victim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325281-78/suspect-car-police-victim.html.csp">Salt Lake City kidnapping foiled when would-be abductor pulled up behind cop car</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T21:48:37.521-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For an alleged kidnapping victim, freedom came when he and his would-be abductor happened upon a Salt Lake City police car. About 12:35 a.m. Friday, the officers had just made a traffic stop on another vehicle near 400 South and 200 West when the victim drove up behind the police cruiser. That is when driver jumped out from behind the wheel and ran up to the officers, stating he was being kidnapped by his male passenger. The officers quickly handcuffed the 34-year-old suspect, still in the car,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325281@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:48:37 MDT #IfTheyGunnedYouDown: How I try to get victim photos for The Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/58298497-224/photo-twitter-com-photos.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/58298497-224/photo-twitter-com-photos.html.csp">#IfTheyGunnedYouDown: How I try to get victim photos for The Tribune</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T10:44:13.84-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 10:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The #IfTheyGunnedMeDown hashtag raises powerful questions about how the media presents victims of violence, particularly when those victims are young men of color. The discussion began in reaction to photos used in news coverage of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black teenager who was shot to death by police in Ferguson, Mo. Some initial news reports used this photo, purportedly Brown’s profile picture on Facebook: &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”&gt;&lt;p&gt;Corre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298497@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:44:13 MDT I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284533-78/crash-highway-nissan-troopers.html.csp">I.D. of victim in weekend I-80 fatal crash elusive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:27:16.232-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol continued Monday trying to determine the identity a man killed in weekend crash on Interstate 80 near East Canyon. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said identification of the victim was proving difficult because troopers had learned the Nissan car he was driving had been reported stolen. However, troopers did suspect that drugs or alcohol, along with excessive speed, played roles in the Sunday crash. The westbound vehicle ran off the highway to the right, striking a parked and unoccu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284533@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:27:16 MDT SLCPD hunts armed bicycle-riding bandits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58262979-78/armed-bandits-bicycle-remims.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58262979-78/armed-bandits-bicycle-remims.html.csp">SLCPD hunts armed bicycle-riding bandits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:47:02.186-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police are looking for two armed bicycle-riding bandits who assaulted and robbed a pedestrian on a northwest Salt Lake City street. The 32-year-old male victim told officers the incident occurred about 7:20 p.m. Monday as he walked near 700 W. North Temple. The suspects — described as a 35-year-old short, skinny white man with neck and arm tattoos, and a 22-year-old, 6-foot-5 Latino of husky build — rode up to him and demanded money. At one point, the victim was struck on the head with handgun. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58262979@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:47:02 MDT Man stabbed in WVC attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261115-78/victim-car-stabbed-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58261115-78/victim-car-stabbed-west.html.csp">Man stabbed in WVC attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T21:16:02.015-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 09:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man was stabbed Monday evening in West Valley City. The victim was walking near 3200 South and Beaver Street (3030 West) when a white, two-door passenger car pulled up to him. Three men got out and “roughed up” the victim, said West Valley City police Sgt. Paul Gill. One of the men had a baseball bat. Another man, apparently carrying some sort of sharp object, hit the victim twice in the rib cage, breaking his skin. The three men got back into the car and left the scene. A woman also was insi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58261115@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:16:02 MDT Unified Police: Son allegedly killed elderly father at Millcreek home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58250045-78/amp-victim-robbins-hoyal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58250045-78/amp-victim-robbins-hoyal.html.csp">Unified Police: Son allegedly killed elderly father at Millcreek home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T21:12:07.142-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police have identified the victim and suspect in a Friday homicide at a Millcreek area home. The homicide victim is Dennis Robbins, 70. The suspect is his son, Christopher Lynn Robbins, 29. Christopher Robbins was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on suspicion of second-degree felony manslaughter. The investigation into the apparent beating death of the victim was complicated when a member of the victim’s family said the home might contain explosives. However, after bomb experts com...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250045@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:12:07 MDT Salt Lake City cops want ‘Augie,’ and his screwdriver http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58245977-78/lake-salt-screwdriver-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58245977-78/lake-salt-screwdriver-suspect.html.csp">Salt Lake City cops want ‘Augie,’ and his screwdriver</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:34:21.795-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Where’s “Augie?” Salt Lake City police want to know and ask the public to be on the lookout for the screwdriver-wielding stabbing suspect who put a man in the hospital during a street dispute late Wednesday night. SLCPD says the 25-year-old male victim had stopped on his bike for a traffic light near 800 West and North Temple at 11:23 p.m. That was when he was approached by the suspect — a short, white man in his 30s, about 200 pounds, wearing glasses and blue jeans, a blue shirt and a silver ch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58245977@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:34:21 MDT Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp">Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:33:24.366-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Sen. Marco Rubio doesn’t have much time for Democrats. But he does have two daughters. And so it was that Wednesday morning, he found himself standing in solidarity with a bipartisan group of senators that included Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill as they announced legislation to curb the scourge of sexual assault on U.S. campuses. The proposed Campus Safety and Accountability Act addresses the nonreporting, underreporting and noncompliance with the previously passe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246297@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:33:24 MDT Charges filed against 69-year-old Utah man suspected of baseball bat attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244252-78/victim-bat-baseball-bluffdale.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244252-78/victim-bat-baseball-bluffdale.html.csp">Charges filed against 69-year-old Utah man suspected of baseball bat attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:02:06.627-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 69-year-old Bluffdale man is facing charges stemming from an incident in which he is accused of hitting a man in the head with a baseball bat. Charging documents filed in 3rd District Court on Wednesday state that the alleged attack occurred on July 3 when a man saw an advertisement on a trailer attached to a vehicle parked at 2240 W. 15000 South in Bluffdale. The man, for reasons that are unclear, wanted a picture of the advertisement, so he pulled out a camcorder and began to film it. That’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58244252@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:02:06 MDT Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp">Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:16:03.726-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ignoring the Great Commandment to love thy neighbor as thyself, a Lindon man was arrested Friday on suspicion of defrauding his neighbor instead. The victim of the alleged fraud told Orem police his neighbor had bilked him out of $43,000 over a three-year period to purportedly start a business that sold “a fire suppression system,” Orem police said in a press release. The product, said Orem police Lt. Craig Martinez, would detect when a house was on fire and suck up water from the homeowner’s sw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233176@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:03 MDT Rape trauma: Why cops may think victims are lying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58142434-90/campbell-cases-lake-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58142434-90/campbell-cases-lake-police.html.csp">Rape trauma: Why cops may think victims are lying</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:08:46.528-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frustrated by a lack of rape prosecutions, West Valley police Detective Justin Boardman is developing a new way to investigate sexual assaults based on recent research surrounding the neurobiology of trauma. Important to a successful investigation is understanding the impact of trauma on a rape victim, Boardman says, pointing to studies by a Michigan State University researcher. They explain why a victim’s story could be inconsistent and even incoherent — and why, after undergoing an invasive ex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142434@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:08:46 MDT Alleged sex abuse victim: Martin MacNeill thought she was his dead wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142077-78/macneill-martin-woman-testified.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142077-78/macneill-martin-woman-testified.html.csp">Alleged sex abuse victim: Martin MacNeill thought she was his dead wife</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T10:01:21.436-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • After Martin MacNeill put his hands down her pants, the woman testified on Wednesday, the former doctor told her he was sorry — he had thought she was his recently deceased wife. The soft-spoken woman testified during Martin MacNeill’s sex abuse trial that she was at the MacNeill home on May 23, 2007 — just over a month after Michele MacNeill had died. She was cleaning out the deceased woman’s closet, while Martin MacNeill watched television on a couch in his master bedroom. When she g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142077@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:01:21 MDT