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Taylorsville aggravated rape suspect arrested by Salt Lake City police

By Chin Tung Tan,



TAYLORSVILLE, Utah ( ABC4 ) — The Salt Lake City Police Department has arrested the suspect involved in an aggravated rape case that occurred in Taylorsville earlier this month.

According to Taylorsville Police Department, SLCPD officers arrested Christopher Browning, 43, around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Browning will be turned over to TVPD detectives for questioning later this evening. After that, he will be booked into the Salt Lake County Jail, police say.

No further information is available at the moment.

ORIGINAL STORY: Taylorsville police search for ‘dangerous and possibly armed’ aggravated rape suspect

Jan 24, 2023 / 03:51 PM MST

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah ( ABC4 ) — Police are asking the public for help in locating a suspect in an aggravated rape case that took place last Wednesday.

According to the Taylorsville Police Department, Christopher Browning, 43, allegedly attacked a woman in her home and raped her on Jan. 18. Police believe he is still in Utah.

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Browning is reportedly 6’1″ and weighs 255 pounds with a tattoo of an expletive across his top lip. He was last seen with a shaved head and beard.

Browning served 24 years in prison for rape and burglary before he was released in 2022, police say. The Utah Board of Pardons and Parole had issued a warrant for Browning’s arrest prior to this most recent incident, and he is reportedly aware of the warrant.


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Police urge the public to be cautious when coming in contact with Browning as he is believed to be “dangerous and possibly armed.”

Anyone with information about Browning’s whereabouts should reach out to Taylorsville Police Department’s non-emergency dispatch number at 801-840-4000 and reference case #TY23-1918.

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