was an LDS church member in Salt Lake City, Utah; pleaded and convicted of 2 counts of FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE - 2nd Degree Felony the victim was 14 year old female

Case Summary

Shane Michael Murray was an LDS member in West Jordan, Utah.  A 14 year old female asked Murray to pick her up.  After driving one block Murray raped the minor.  She reported it to her friend and the bishop.  Murray pleaded guilty and was convicted of 2 counts of forcible sex abuse a 2nd degree felony.  Murray was sentenced 2-30 years.

STATE OF UTAH vs. SHANE MICHAEL MURRAY
CASE NUMBER 001921457 State Felony
CHARGES
Charge 1 – 76-5-402 – RAPE – 1st Degree Felony
Offense Date: December 19, 2000
Location: 4800 WEST 8696 SOUTH
Plea: September 18, 2001 Not Guilty
Disposition: October 01, 2001 Dismissed (w/o prej)
Charge 2 – 76-5-404 – FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: December 19, 2000
Location: 4800 WEST 8696 SOUTH
Plea: October 01, 2001 Guilty
Disposition: October 01, 2001 {Guilty Plea}
Charge 3 – 76-5-404 – FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: December 19, 2000
Location: 4800 WEST 8696 SOUTH
Plea: October 01, 2001 Guilty
Disposition: October 01, 2001 {Guilty Plea}
Charge 4 – 76-5-404 – FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE – 2nd Degree Felony
Offense Date: December 19, 2000
Location: 4800 WEST 8696 SOUTH
Plea: September 18, 2001 Not Guilty
Disposition: October 01, 2001 Dismissed (w/o prej)
Charge 5 – 76-5-404 – ATTEMPTED – FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE – 3rd Degree Felony
Offense Date: December 19, 2000
Location: 4800 WEST 8696 SOUTH
Plea: September 18, 2001 Not Guilty
Disposition: October 01, 2001 Dismissed (w/o prej

 

SENTENCE PRISON
Based on the defendant’s conviction of FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE a2nd Degree Felony, the defendant is sentenced to an indeterminate term of not less than one year nor more than fifteen years in the Utah State Prison.
Based on the defendant’s conviction of FORCIBLE SEX ABUSE a2nd Degree Felony, the defendant is sentenced to an indeterminate term of not less than one year nor more than fifteen years in the Utah State Prison.
COMMITMENT is to begin immediately. The court will accept payment tendered on the date of sentencing for any amount the defendant owes arising from this order. The court hereby transfers responsibility for collection of any remaining balance of the criminal accounts receivable to the Office of State Debt Collection.
To the SALT LAKE County Sheriff: The defendant is remanded to your custody for transportation to the Utah State Prison where the defendant will be confined.
SENTENCE PRISON CONCURRENT/CONSECUTIVE NOTE
COURT IMPOSED 1-15 YEAR PRISON ON EACH COUNT, CONSECUTIVE TO EACH OTHER FORTHWITH.

Sources
  1. Rape Charge Filed
    view source details | 28 Dec 2000 | The Salt Lake Tribune
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