Murray State Police report on-campus rape

Staff report

A student reported to the Murray State Police Department at 1:07 p.m. on Feb. 26 that she was raped by an acquaintance in a residential college on campus.

The alleged assailant is known to the victim according to the Timely Warning all students, faculty and staff received Sunday evening by email. The assault was reported to have occurred Feb. 26 during the early morning hours.

The Murray State Police Department is investigating the incident. The university will not comment on an active investigation.

This is the only sexual assault reported this semester.

RESOURCES

On-Campus

  • Title IX Office – 103 Wells Hall, (270) 809-3155
  • Counseling Services – C104 Oakley Applied Science Building, (270) 809-5861
  • Health Services – 136 Wells Hall, (270) 809-3809
  • Women’s Center – C103 Oakley Applied Science Building, (270) 809-3140
  • International Student Services – 171 Woods Hall, (270) 809-3089
  • LGBT Alliance – 243 Blackburn Science Building, (270) 809-5040

Off-Campus

  • Murray-Calloway County Hospital – (270) 762-1100
  • Four Rivers Behavioral Health – (270) 753-6622, 24-hour Crisis Line: (800) 592-3980
  • Merryman House Domestic Violence Center – 24-hour Crisis Line: (800) 585-2686
  • Purchase Area Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center – (270) 534-4422, 24-hour helpline (800) 928-7273,