Police: Woman in critical condition following sexual assault

Police: Woman in critical condition following sexual assault
Daniel Simpson (Source: Hardin County Detention Center)
Daniel Simpson (Source: Hardin County Detention Center)

RADCLIFF, KY (WAVE) – A man is in custody after a woman who was sexually assaulted was hospitalized in critical condition, according to Radcliff police.

Daniel Simpson, 32, told police he had been in a previous relationship with the woman. He said she came over to his house on Aug. 11 and that they had intercourse.

Police said the woman was unresponsive when she was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital on Aug. 12.

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Hospital staff told police they believe the woman was sexually assaulted and had bruises on her neck, arm and buttocks. Police said the bruising on her neck was consistent with injuries caused by strangulation.

Simpson was taken into custody Monday and charged with assault and sodomy.

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