Sep 26, 2023

Man admits he sexually assaulted patients at Kansas hospital

Posted Sep 26, 2023 1:00 AM
Rodela-Photo Sedgwick Co.
Rodela-Photo Sedgwick Co.

SEDGWICK —A  man accused of sex crimes involving patients at a Wichita hospital made another court appearance Friday.

Miguel Rodela, 28, entered a guilty plea rape, attempted rape and battery, according to the Sedgwick County District Attorney's office.

Just after 2a.m. June 15, police responded to a call of an officer was in trouble at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis Hospital, 929, St. Francis Street in Wichita, according to Officer Juan Rebolledo.

A hospital security officer was in a physical altercation with a suspect.

When Wichita Police arrived they learned three adult female patients were allegedly sexually assaulted. Officers arrested Rodela who is not an employee or a patient of the hospital, according to Rebolledo.