Jury finds doctor guilty of raping a University Hospitals nurse

Jury finds doctor guilty of raping a University Hospitals nurse
Dr. Kelly Roan

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A jury found a doctor guilty of raping a University Hospitals nurse.

According to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, Dr. Kelly Roan was a residential doctor at University Hospitals during the time of the assault in December 2017.

The victim told Cleveland police a group of coworkers went to an ugly Christmas sweater party on East 9th Street downtown on Dec. 15, 2017.

The victim put in her police report the group included nurses, ER staff and residential doctors; including, Roan.

Police said the assault happened that evening, but no details are being released.

In August of 2018, Roan, 34, was indicted on four counts of rape.

He will be sentenced on June 20 by Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Nancy McDonnell.

19 News has reached out to University Hospitals for a statement.

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