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Hospital nurse walks in on man raping woman with brain injury

By Mason White 2:49 PM September 5, 2017
Woman in bed (illustration)
Woman in bed (illustration)
By: Tanya Clark

A hospital nurse was shocked to discover a man raping a woman who suffered a serious brain injury, according to police in New York.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 37-year-old Keith Nembhard of the Bronx, after being accused of raping the 32-year-old woman who was hospitalized.

Nembhard has been charged with one count of rape in the second degree.

If convicted, he faces up to seven years in prison.

According to the police investigation, the 32-year-old woman was hospitalized in the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, after suffering a severe brain injury from a stroke.

On Friday, at around 7:30 p.m., a nurse walked into the woman’s room and found the man having sex with the patient.

The patient was incapacitated and unable to give consent.