For Immediate Release
Aug. 5, 2017
A Truman Medical Center-Lakewood employee has been charged with sex offenses involving a patient in long-term care, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today."
Luis Soliz, dob: 9/11/1967, faces Sodomy 1st Degree and Sexual Misconduct 1st Degree.*
According to court records, a nurse at Truman Medical Center-Lakewood told police on July 29, 2017, that an employee in the long-term care unit was observed by another employee to be sodomizing a patient. It should be noted that the patient is unable to speak and has limited ability to use her arms or legs. When a second witness confronted the defendant about the sexual offense, he said, "It's true. I've had this problem for awhile."
Prosecutors requested a bond of $75,000 cash.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.