Woman Allegedly Sexually Abused at Strip Club Dies

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- A woman who was allegedly sexually abused after collapsing at a Lexington strip club has died.

The coroner's office said 37-year-old Melissa Smiley of Lexington died Monday night at University of Kentucky Medical Center.

The Lexington Herald-Leader says a male employee of Fillies Gentleman's Club allegedly performed various sexual acts on Smiley after she collapsed at the club Thursday night because of a medical condition. Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said help wasn't called until 20 to 30 minutes after Smiley fell unconscious.

Autopsy results are pending.

Court records said 71-year-old Clyde Wesley Sexton pleaded not guilty Friday to first-degree sexual abuse. He was released on $5,000 cash bond Monday.

A message left at a phone number listed in Sexton's name wasn't immediately returned Tuesday, and the jail didn't know whether he was represented by a lawyer.

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