KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A hotel worker who fabricated a room key to gain access to a guest’s room is accused of attempting to rape that guest.
Fletcher Clardy III, 30, of Kansas City, Kansas, is charged by Jackson County court with one count of attempted rape or rape.
The attack occurred on December 17, 2021, in a room at the Phillips Hotel in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, according to a court document.
The victim told police she flew to Kansas City, Missouri on December 15 on a business trip.
She joined several colleagues at a restaurant / bar inside the hotel the next day to watch the Kansas City Chiefs’ soccer game against the San Diego Chargers wrap up, the court document said.
After going upstairs with a colleague, the victim returned to the hotel bar for more drinks.
She asked Clardy III for more alcohol and he poured some for the victim and other guests, the document says.
The victim then proceeded to his hotel room, made sure the door was locked, and got into bed.
Court documents indicate that Clardy III, using a duplicate room key he made, entered the victim’s room and committed a sexual act.
The victim screamed and Clardy III returned to the hall.
Clardy was then fired from his job at the hotel and arrested.
He is due in court on January 10 for a bond review hearing.
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