Police: Secret cameras in some restrooms at University of Delaware may have filmed hundreds

The Associated Press
July 27, 2014 04:52 PM

NEWARK, Del. - State officials say hundreds of women may have been secretly videotaped from cameras found hidden in bathrooms at the University of Delaware.

On Friday, authorities announced the July 1 arrest of a University of Delaware graduate student after cameras were found in women's restrooms on campus. They said 38-year-old Javier Mendiola-Soto, a doctoral student from Mexico, has been charged with 21 counts of felony violation of privacy and was being held in Wilmington. A lawyer for the suspect could not immediately be located.

Police told The News Journal there may have been hundreds of victims.

Skip Homiak, the university's director of campus and public safety, says anyone who thinks they may have been a victim may contact investigators.

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Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com


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