child abuse

Public Safety
3:22 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Salt Lake County Inmate Found Dead After Being Charged with Abuse

Victor Manuel Rax
Credit Salt Lake County

A jailed man accused of sexually abusing teenage immigrant boys and forcing them to deal drugs is dead. The Salt Lake County Sheriff says that authorities found 42-year-old Victor Manuel Rax hanging in his cell Monday night, and they believe he committed suicide.

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Public Safety
2:48 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

House Okays Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Bill

Elizabeth Smart addresses the media outside the House chambers.
Brian Grimmett

A bill that aims to protect children from sexual abuse through education got unanimous support on the House floor today despite some initial concerns.

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