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MU police arrest Columbia man on suspicion of sexual assault and rape

Saturday, September 28, 2013 | 4:12 p.m. CDT; updated 7:47 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 28, 2013

COLUMBIA — Paul Michael Vaughan, 25, was arrested by MU police Friday on suspicion of rape, sodomy and sexual assault.

Police officers received information about a possible sexual assault from a hospital on Tuesday. Vaughan was an acquaintance of the victim’s, and the victim identified him to police, MU Police Capt. Brain Weimer said Saturday. The incident took place at the victim’s off-campus apartment.

Vaughan was arrested at the MU Police Department and was being held Saturday at Boone County Jail on $20,000 bail.

Supervising editor is Zachary Matson.


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