February 19, 2020
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a caregiver at Mesa assisted living facility is accused of sexually assaulting an 85-year-old dementia patient.
Mesa police arrested 58-year-old Manuel Corral on Sunday after the woman told the Heritage Village staff that he had assaulted her.
Court documents show a medical exam of the woman revealed injuries consistent with what she told investigators.
Police say Corral is the only man assigned to the woman’s unit and he reportedly was the overnight caregiver.
Corral remained in jail Wednesday in lieu of