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Nurse arrested over sexual assault of woman impregnated while in vegetative state in Arizona health facility

Nurse arrested over sexual assault of woman impregnated while in vegetative state in Arizona health facilityA nurse has been arrested for sexual assault after an incapacitated woman gave birth to a child in Phoenix last month, according to police. The child’s birth sparked a police investigation into the Hacienda Healthcare facility, and it was announced on Tuesday that two doctors who had been in charge of the woman’s care were no longer with the company. CEO Bill Timmons resigned from the company earlier this month after the sexual assault and birth.



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Nurse arrested after US woman gave birth in vegetative state

Nurse arrested after US woman gave birth in vegetative stateA male nurse has been arrested in Arizona for the sexual assault of a woman who gave birth while in a long-term vegetative state, police in the US state said Wednesday. The suspect — identified as Nathan Sutherland, age 36 — faces charges of one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse, Phoenix police Sergeant Tommy Thompson told a news conference. Sutherland is a “licensed practical nurse who was responsible for providing care to the victim during this time the sexual assault occurred,” Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said.



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911 call reveals moment woman in vegetative state gave birth: 'Baby's turning blue!'

911 call reveals moment woman in vegetative state gave birth: 'Baby's turning blue!'The emergency dispatcher asks how the mother of the newborn is doing. The staff then reveal that somebody has performed CPR on the newborn baby to save it. The publication of the recording, obtained from police by KPHO-TV, is the latest turn in the story of the young woman at the care of Hacienda HealthCare, whom police say was sexually assaulted.



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