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Nursing home employee jailed for raping 92-year-old patient

By Mason White 12:54 PM June 25, 2014
Samuel Onyenweaku 

By: Aarav Sen
A nursing home employee was arrested, charged and convicted of rape after raping an elderly patient, prosecutors in Ohio said.

The West Chester District Attorney’s Office said that 22-year-old Samuel Onyenweaku, was charged with rape, criminal assault and abuse of patients.

According to the criminal complaint, Onyenweaku raped the 92-year-old woman at the Amber Park Nursing Home located on E. Galbraith Road. According to the indictment, Onyenweaku worked as a nurse’s aide in the home.

He was fired from his job and arrested after another nurse walked into the patient’s room and found Onyenweaku in the bathroom naked from the waist down. Onyenweaku faces three to eleven years in prison.

After the rape incident, the victim was transported to University of California Medical Center for examination and treatment. She was released from the hospital to the care of Cincinnati Hospice.