The angel Moroni statue, silhouetted against the sky, sits atop the Salt Lake Temple, at Temple Square, on Jan. 3, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

(RNS) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has removed a Utah church official after he was charged with taking photos of a woman undressing in a Tennessee clothing store.

“This type of behavior is unacceptable and cannot be tolerated from any Church member,” Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, told Religion News Service in an email. “When local leaders learned of the arrest and charges, he was immediately removed from all responsibilities.”

On Aug. 13, according to an affidavit, Steven Murdock, 55, a resident of Holladay,

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