Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
'Inappropriate touching' by Murray hospital employee alleged
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Murray police confirmed Thursday they are investigating, but have not made a formal arrest in an alleged sexual assault at Intermountain Medical Center.

Police spokesman Kenny Bass said the Sunday incident allegedly involved "inappropriate touching" of a woman while she was in the hospital. He said the suspect is a male employee at the hospital, but he would not further identify the man's work assignment.

Bass, citing the on-going nature of the investigation, declined to provide further details, including whether an arrest or charges were expected soon.

IMC spokesman Jess Gomez would not discuss the employee or his status, saying only that the hospital is fully cooperating with police in their investigation.

"Whenever serious allegations are made, we take them very seriously and immediately involve local law enforcement officials and conduct a thorough investigation," Gomez said, stressing that patient welfare and safety is IMC's primary concern.

remims@sltrib.com

Twitter: @remims

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.