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Sandy man accused of sexual assault, kidnapping

Marc Jon Schact
Posted at 5:12 PM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 19:12:58-04

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — A Sandy man faces several felony charges in connection with an incident reported in Eagle Mountain Sunday.

Deputies arrested Marc Jon Schact, 46, after a woman told police Schact broke into her home, held her against her will, sexually assaulted her and choked her to the point of unconsciousness.

According to the Utah County Sheriff's Office, the woman eventually escaped and sought help from a neighbor. Deputies found Schact close by and took him into custody, a news release from the Sheriff's Office said.

Schact faces first-degree felony charges of sexual assault and kidnapping, a second-degree charge of burglary of a dwelling and a third-degree felony charge of aggravated assault.