ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A U.S. Navy midshipman is facing a number of charges stemming from the sexual assault of at least one female midshipman while she was sleeping.
According to charging documents, Nixon Keago allegedly attempted to sexually assault a midshipman in Annapolis in February 2018 while she was sleeping. He faces additional counts accusing him of sexually assaulting a sleeping female midshipman on October 21, 2018.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 3K New Cases Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate Continues To Decline
Charging documents said Keago also allegedly attempted to commit a sexual act on a midshipman while on active duty in New York City in May 2019.
He is also accused of burglary in connection to sexual assault charges.READ MORE: Salvation Army, 101.9 Collect Coats, Gloves To 'Bundle Up Baltimore' Homeless
Naval Academy spokesperson Jennifer Erickson said Keago is currently on a leave of absence.
Officials did not immediately know if one victim or multiple victims were involved. Charging documents redacted that information.MORE NEWS: Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Street Sweeper In Rosedale Saturday
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