MILLARD COUNTY — The assistant chief of a fire department in Millard County has been arrested after police say he admitted to raping a female firefighter he supervised.
Fox 13 News reports 26-year-old Austin James Corry, assistant fire chief for the Kanosh Fire Department, has been charged with two counts of rape, two counts of object rape, five counts of forcible sex abuse and five counts of sexual battery.
Charging documents allege Corry, of Kanosh, assaulted a woman he supervised at work.
Police became aware of the case Aug. 21 after authorities say several people came upon the pair after one of the alleged assaults and found the victim visibly upset. Police were contacted, and Corry fled the area that night. He later surrendered to police and agreed to speak with detectives.
Authorities say he admitted post-Miranda to sexually assaulting the woman on one occasion despite her repeatedly saying no.
The woman said several such incidents were repeated over the years starting in 2015 when the man managed to get her alone with him.
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Written by MARK GREEN, Fox13Now.com
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