Police: Woman finds unconscious wife being raped by male acquaintance

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A 53-year-old Texas man was arrested after he was charged with raping an unconscious Utah woman back in December. 

According to charging documents, a 38-year-old woman reported she was out with three acquaintances, including Alex Munoz, 53, of Georgetown, Texas, but does not remember anything else after playing pool until 7 a.m. the next day.

The woman’s wife said after she did not return home, she got concerned and looked at where her wife’s credit card was last used around 1 a.m. to help try to track her down, documents state.

According to documents, the woman got in her car and drove around the area and found a truck resembling the one driven by Munoz in a parking lot.

When she approached the truck, she saw Munoz on top of her wife having sex, documents state. 

The woman said she pounded on the truck and when Munoz opened the door, she saw her wife was slouched down on the seat, according to charging documents. 

Documents further state the woman pulled her wife out of the vehicle and noticed she was limp and did not respond verbally. The woman said she then confronted Munoz about the incident before driving home.

During the drive, the victim came to and did not know what had happened or where they were.

Police said the woman’s pants were ripped in the crotch area and a forensic exam revealed abraded skin and redness, documents state.

Charges were filed on March 28 and a $100,000 warrant was issued for his arrest. On May 10, Munoz was located and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

He is facing one count first-degree felony rape. A record search shows Munoz has no criminal history in Utah.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the Rape & Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1-888-421-1100. 

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