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Medical Center Employee Arrested for Sexual Offenses Involving Two Female Patients; Possibility of Additional Victims a Concern

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) have charged Macdoff Oghenejabo Okah, age 44, of Venetia Mill Circle in Silver Spring, with the second-degree rape of one victim and committing a third-degree sexual offense against a second victim.  Okah committed these sexual assaults while employed as a Psychiatric Technician at Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health located at 14901 Broschart Road in Rockville.  The assaults occurred at the facility and both victims were patients.  Investigators are concerned that there may be additional sexual assault victims.

On June 6, 2019, a victim came forward to the Police Department and reported that the day prior, June 5, 2019, an employee had inappropriate and unwanted sexual contact with her while she was a patient at the Adventist HealthCare facility located on Broschart Road.

On June 20, 2019, a second victim reported to the Police Department that on or about February 6, 2018, she was sexually assaulted by a male medical center employee while she was a patient at the Adventist HealthCare facility.

Through investigation, Okah was developed as the suspect and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was arrested yesterday and is being held without bond.

Adventist HealthCare and the Police Department communicated during this investigation. Okah's employment with the Adventist HealthCare facility was terminated on June 7, 2019.

Investigators are asking that anyone who believes that he/she was victimized by Macdoff Oghenejabo Okah to please call the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400.

12/6/19 (4:06 pm) - Press release corrected to reflect correct criminal offenses with correct victim.

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Release ID: 19-488
Media Contact: Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: sexual-offense