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A former Utah State University fraternity president is accused of sexually abusing a woman at a fraternity party.
Logan police arrested Ryan Wray, 26, on Tuesday night on suspicion of forcible sexual abuse, a second-degree felony.
During Pi Kappa Alpha parties at the fraternity house, which is off-campus, people who "could no longer take care of themselves" were placed in Wray's care, said police Capt. Tyson Budge on Wednesday.
"Several of the girls got talking and realized that they may have been taken advantage of," between last October and now, Budge said. One of the college-age women gave a statement to the police, and Wray confessed "to inappropriate touching" during a police interview, Budge said.
Wray was booked into the Cache County jail, and has since bailed out.
USU spokesman Tim Vitale confirmed that Wray is a former president of the fraternity, but could not say how long ago. A school administrative hearing for Wray was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon but as of Thursday afternoon, the school had not heard from him, Vitale said.
The national fraternity suspended Wray upon learning of the allegation, said Brent Phillips, Pi Kappa Alpha's senior marketing officer. "The chapter has voluntarily ceased operations, other than general meetings, and will continue to cooperate with local authorities and their investigation," Phillips said in a statement.
Wray has not been formally charged in 1st District Court. Police plan to screen the charge with the county attorney's office soon.