Media Relaese 3-2014 | University of Missouri Police Department

MEDIA RELEASE -- Feb. 24, 2014

Contact: Captain B. Weimer
Office (573) 882-5923
Cellular (573) 999-1979

Statement on Reported 2nd Degree Rape to University Police Department:

At approximately 12:08 a.m., Feb. 24, the University Police Department (MUPD) received a report of a 2nd degree rape that occurred in Laws Hall. MUPD Officers made contact with the victim who reported she had been raped in the early morning hours of Feb. 23. The female victim, who is a University of Missouri student, identified the suspect as an acquaintance.

On Feb 24, Officers made contact with the suspect, Vincent T. Nuño, in Laws Hall and transported him to the University Police Department where he was questioned about the incident. Around 7:43 a.m. on Feb. 24, MUPD Officers made the following arrest:

Vincent T. Nuno
Hispanic Male
Date of Birth: 03-06-1995
Freshman Student
Laws Hall

* 2nd degree rape, RSMo. 566.031 (Class C felony) - $4,500 bond
* Possession of intoxicating liquor as a minor RSMo. 311.325 (Class B misdemeanor) - $500 bond

Additional information is not available due to the ongoing investigation and nature of the offense.

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