Duane Bevans

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Former Lethbridge psychiatrist faces charges in historical sexual assault
By Michael Franklin
Senior Digital Producer
March 1, 2023

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Lethbridge police say a 77-year-old former psychiatrist, who once practiced in Alberta, faces sexual assault charges in connection with incidents dating back to the 1980s.

Officials say a Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Duane Bevans, a resident of Provo, Utah.

The arrest order was initiated as a result of an investigation that Lethbridge police began in 2020, after a female told them she had been sexually assaulted by her psychiatrist in the early 1980s.

“The investigation determined the sexual assaults occurred between 1981 and 1983 while the psychiatrist was treating the victim and had moved her into his family home,” police said in a release…