Additional charge brought against former radiology technician

An additional charge has been filed against Leland Bert Taylor, Jr., 52, of Deatsville, Ala. The added charge is Sexual Abuse in the First Degree. Taylor remains in the Marengo County Detention Center awaiting bond on two previous charges with a bond of $100,000.

On Thursday, Oct. 7, the Demopolis Police Department arrested Taylor for Sodomy in the First Degree and Sexual Abuse in the First Degree.

Demopolis Chief of Police Tommie Reese said Taylor worked at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital as a radiology technician for over three years.

Reese said on at least two occasions while Taylor was working at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital he committed these sexual acts on patients to whom he was attending.

Reese commended his Criminal Investigations Division for bringing Taylor to justice. The investigation continues and more charges could be added.