Las Cruces Man Charged for Sexual Assault of Mentally Handicapped NH Resident

Posted on behalf of Jeff Pitman on October 30, 2023 in Nursing Home Abuse
Updated on April 24, 2024

elderly nursing home woman in wheelchair, no faceA Las Cruces, New Mexico man is facing multiple charges, including criminal sexual contact and criminal sexual penetration.

The man, 70-year-old Larry Jennings, was found naked in bed with a female resident at a nursing home in Las Cruces. Staff became concerned when the woman, who is mentally handicapped, did not show up for breakfast.
According to a KTSM news report, family members state that since the alleged victim has a mental handicap, she is not able to give her consent.

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