Posted on October 24, 2022

Now 13 Victims Come Forward After Texas Hospital Janitor Is Accused of Peeing in Water Bottles

Andrea Cavallier, Daily Mail, October 23, 2022

More than a dozen victims have come forward after a Texas woman accused a janitor of peeing in employee water bottles – which was then caught on video.

The Houston mother-of-two, 54, who did not want to be identified, discovered the horrifying events becoming infected with an STD which prompted her to install a camera in the doctor’s office where she worked.

Lucio Diaz, 50, allegedly stuck his genitals into her drink about ‘halfway’ before ’tilting the bottle back and basically rinsing his penis in my water,’ the woman told ABC 13.

Lucio Diaz

Lucio Diaz

The woman, who works in a doctor’s office where he was a janitor, became suspicious in August after the office water dispenser appeared to be tainted and was producing a foul scent. She then started bringing in her own water bottle.

Diaz is charged with indecent assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on a $75,000 bond. Both charges are related to the same victim.

Now, with 13 victims coming forward, investigators say additional charges are possible.

‘This individual is a sick man,’ she said.

‘I want this to go to trial. I want him to be exposed for who he is, and I want him to pay for what he’s done to me and then be deported.’

The woman said she started to bring in her own water afterward, but would leave it on her desk if she hadn’t finished it.

A few days after the foul-smelling water dispenser, she noticed her leftover water bottle smelled equally as gross, so she threw it away.

In September, a coworker offered to make her coffee and when she told her to use the water from her bottle, she asked why the contents were yellow.

She said she instantly felt ‘disgusted’ when she went to smell it, telling KHOU 11: ‘I raised it to my face, smelled it, and it smelled like urine.’

Another employee told her the same thing had happened to her and the doctor suspected it came from the custodian.

By late-September, she had installed spy cameras in her office to confirm her suspicions. Surveillance video showed the janitor in the act and a urinalysis done at her office confirmed her worst fears, court records, viewed by ABC 13, said.

‘I was very, very scared and thought: ‘What if he has a disease?’ After undergoing STD testing, the mother-of-two received even more bad news.

‘I learned I acquired an STD for which he also tested positive for,’ she told ABC 13. ‘He gave me an STD I will have for the rest of my life. Nothing is going to change it. Nothing will make it better for me. In fact, I feel like, for the rest of my life, I will have to be careful.’

The alleged victim claimed Diaz continued to work at the building even after management was notified.

After the urinalysis, the victim turned over two water bottles to police. After confronting Diaz, he confessed to police he did it with ‘malicious intent’ and that it was a ‘sickness.’

He also confessed to do something similar at his previous job and wasn’t aware he had an STD.

Her attorney Kim Spurlock has filed a lawsuit against the building and told ABC 14: ‘They have a duty to protect their tenants, and they wholly failed in those responsibilities.’

The building’s owner, Altera Fund Advisors, responded with a statement from CEO Terry Quinn which said: ‘Our management company immediately cooperated with the police department in this matter as soon as we were made aware of this potential issue by our tenant.

‘They were advised by the police to not alert or approach the alleged perpetrator so that he could be arrested. He was arrested when he returned to the building.’