Kindred finance chief at Indiana hospital arrested on charge he molested his foster child

The investigation into William Brenner, 49, began after detectives with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office received an abuse report June 7 from the state child welfare agency, involving a 6-year-old boy he was fostering, local news media are now reporting.

William Brenner
Brenner

Brenner is accused of molesting the boy more than once in December 2014, and on into January 2015, according to documents filed in a Johnson County court. He faces four counts of felony child molesting and one count of felony dissemination of matter harmful to minors, according to the Indianapolis Star.

“The child stated while he was staying at the man’s residence, Brenner would touch the boy’s private areas on several occasions,” according to Fox 59. The Child Services report also says the boy revealed Brenner would make the boy touch him.

Detectives executed a search warrant on Brenner’s residence Wednesday. He told detectives during an interview that he made the child take nude photos of him, according to Fox.

Brenner is CFO at Kindred Greenwood, one of the company’s 95 transitional care and rehabilitation hospitals, according to his LinkedIn profile. Greenwood is 12 miles south of Indianapolis.

Louisville-based Kindred employs more than 2,200 workers in the city, and more than 100,000 nationwide. Here’s more about hospital and nursing giant’s history.

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