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UPDATE 9/10: Murray State University Director of Communication Shawn Touney says Murray State Police have identified a suspect who is a non-student.

That person has since been banned from campus.

The MSU Police Department is working with the Commonwealth's Attorney on "appropriate enforcement action related to the case."


MURRAY, KY -- The Murray State Police Department is investigating a sexual assault on campus.

On Monday, a student reported to being sexually assaulted outside an academic building.

The incident happened late Sunday night.

The student told officers that they met the person on a social media app.

University officials and community partners are providing recovery resources to the student.