Resident Sex Offender Accused of Molesting Fellow Resident at Nursing Home

A registered sex offender and resident housed in a nursing home is accused of molesting a disabled man who also lives there. The offender is said to have fondled the other resident while in his room according to an arrest affidavit. The disable resident was not able to remove himself from the offender because he has a disability.

The Sheriff's department was notified of the incident by an employee and the offender was shortly afterwards. According to a Department of Law Enforcement website, the offender was convicted previously of engaging in unlawful sexual activity with a minor 2008.

Also according to the website, assisted living facilities have access to information that can screen offenders and therefore, can determine who to admit to their facility based on the current law. For more, read the story. 

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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