Ex-Nurse Gets 10 Years in Prison for Impregnating Patient in Vegetative State

December 3, 2021

A former nurse who impregnated an incapacitated woman at the Arizona facility where he worked was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Nathan Sutherland pleaded guilty to sexual abuse and vulnerable adult abuse. The victim was a patient at Hacienda HealthCare for 26 years after having nearly drowned as a child. She is reportedly in a vegitative state. The facility has said no one realized she was pregnant until she gave birth in 2018. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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