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Custodian accused of urinating in woman’s water bottle, giving her STD

A custodian at a Houston medical office constructing was arrested after allegedly urinating in a water bottle belonging to a coworker who later contracted an STD.

Since the disgusting ordeal got here to mild, 11 different victims have come ahead and are being examined for STDs, based on court docket paperwork obtained by KHOU.

The sufferer started bringing in her personal store-bought water bottles on a regular basis after getting water from a dispenser in the office in August that tasted and smelled humorous, she instructed investigators.

If she didn’t end her water throughout the work day, she would go away it on her desk to drink the next day, the lady mentioned.

As the times glided by, the lady seen that the water she had been bringing in herself began to scent nasty as properly, however may by no means work out what’s was, based on court docket paperwork.

Lucio Catarino Diaz mugshot
Custodian Lucio Catarino Diaz admitted to police that he had urinated in the lady’s water bottle.

When a coworker provided to make her a espresso in September, she requested them if they might use water from her bottle as an alternative of the dispenser because of the scent. Her co-worker checked out her water bottle, and he or she famous that it seemed yellow.

“I felt disgusted,” the sufferer, who wished to stay nameless, instructed KHOU. “I raised it to my face, smelled it, and it smelled like urine”

A health care provider the sufferer labored for performed an urinalysis on the water, confirming the lady’s worst fears. The physician suspected it might have been the custodian.

When the sufferer instructed different coworkers what had occurred, one lady mentioned that the identical factor had occurred to her, based on court docket paperwork. 

The sufferer arrange a hidden digital camera in the office that caught the custodian, recognized by police as Lucio Catarino Diaz, rubbing his genitals on her water bottle.

She offered the video and two water bottles to the police the subsequent day. When officers confronted Diaz, he confessed, claiming he did it out of “malicious intent” and that it was a “sickness,” the doc says.

surveillance footage caught Lucio Catarino Diaz rubbing his genitals on the victim's water bottle.
Custodian Lucio Catarino Diaz was caught on the sufferer’s hidden digital camera rubbing his genitals on her water bottle.
surveillance footage caught Lucio Catarino Diaz rubbing his genitals on the victim's water bottle
Diaz was arrested after the lady introduced the video and two water bottles to the police.

Diaz instructed police he had achieved one thing comparable at a earlier job the place he had labored for eight months. He mentioned he couldn’t recall what number of instances he had achieved this earlier than and was not conscious that he had any STDs.

Lab outcomes confirmed that the sufferer had contracted an STD that she had not beforehand had, based on court docket paperwork. Diaz examined constructive for a similar illness in addition to a second one.

“It’s really just disgusting and my client will suffer the consequences of this man’s action for the rest of her life,” the sufferer’s lawyer, Kim Spurlock, instructed KHOU.

It’s not clear if some other victims have examined constructive for an STD.

Diaz was charged with aggravated assault is at the moment being held on an immigration maintain, the outlet reported.

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