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Nursing Home Patient Charged with Sexual Battery

A nursing home patient was charged with sexual battery of another patient. According to the police, the 65-year-old attacker, who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and depression, was found on the bed of a profoundly mentally retarded resident who has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk or talk. Employees found the man on the bed with blood on his hands and face, his shirt was off and his sweatpants were down to his ankles and his boxer shorts were still on. The nursing home administrator immediately called the police about the sexual assualt incident. Although there is controversy around the man’s arrest, the victim’s family is pleased with the police’s work and wants to ensure that this does not happen to anyone else. Medical tests performed after the sexual assault show no injuries to the women. It is becoming an increasing trend that fellow mentally ill patients are sexually assaulting other residents. To read more about the sexual assault, please click the link.