Suspect identified in report of sexual assault on Murray State campus

Police investigating report of sexual assault on Murray State campus

MURRAY, Ky. (KFVS) - Police are investigating after a report of a sexual assault on the campus of Murray State University.

Police say they have identified a suspect, a non-student, who has since been banned from campus.

The MSU Police Department is working with the Commonwealth’s Attorney moving forward with the case.

According to police, on Monday, September 9, a student reported being sexually assaulted outside of an academic building on campus by a person the victim met on a social media app.

The sexual assault was reported to have happened in the late hours of Sunday, Sept. 8.

University officials and community partners are providing recovery resources to the reporting student.

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