The Arizona nurse accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated female patient at a Phoenix long-term care center was once part of a Christian rap duo with his sister. Nathan Sutherland, who was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual assault and vulnerable adult abuse, performed under the name SLS or Sleeplessouljaz, his former pastor told NBC News. Sutherland, 36, appeared in court for the first time Wednesday. His next court date is Jan. His lawyer, David Gregan, said Sutherland has lived in Arizona since and has no prior criminal record. But he will have a right to his own DNA expert.
36-Year-Old Nurse Charged With Sexual Assault Of Incapacitated Woman Who Gave Birth
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The case is just one of several high-profile assaults that have brought attention to the quality of care and protection that nursing facilities are providing. The woman gave birth to a boy Dec. Staff members told a operator that they had not known she was pregnant. Sutherland was booked on Wednesday morning at the Maricopa County Jail on one charge of sexual assault and one charge of vulnerable adult abuse, the police said. Phoenix police announced the arrest of Nathan Sutherland, a year-old nurse at Hacienda HealthCare facility, who they accuse of raping and impregnating an incapacitated woman in his care. The woman gave birth to a baby Dec. The Associated Press: Lawyer: No Proof Nurse Raped Arizona Patient Who Had Baby The surprise birth late last month triggered reviews by state agencies, highlighted safety concerns for patients who are severely disabled or incapacitated and led to disciplinary actions and resignations of staffers and managers.
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A nurse at a Phoenix nursing home who had been assigned to care for a woman in a vegetative state who was raped and later gave birth to a child was charged on Wednesday with sexual assault, the police said. Detectives at the Phoenix Police Department took the nurse, Nathan Sutherland, 36, in for questioning in the case on Tuesday, the police said, and collected a DNA sample from him that matched that of the child, a boy who was born on Dec. Sutherland was booked on Wednesday morning at the Maricopa County Jail on one charge of sexual assault and one charge of vulnerable adult abuse, the police said. Detectives started to focus on Mr.
Phoenix police say a licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault in the impregnation of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term healthcare facility. The Phoenix police chief, Jeri Williams, said on Wednesday investigators arrested year-old Nathan Sutherland on one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse. Williams said Sutherland worked at the Hacienda HealthCare facility where the woman lived and had been providing care to her. The year-old victim has been incapacitated since the age of three and gave birth to a boy at the facility on 29 December.