Nathan Sutherland Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Sister, Parents, Arrest, Charges, Rape, Vegetative State Woman, Controversies
Nathan Sutherland, Nurse, arrested in rape of a woman in a vegetative state who gave birth at a care facility
Nathan Sutherland Bio, Wiki
Nathan Sutherland Age: He is currently 36 years old
Nathan Sutherland Occupation: Nurse at Hacienda Healthcare Facility
Nathan Sutherland Arrest and Charges: He was arrested on January 23rd and Faces rape charges on a victim (described as an incapacitated adult) whom he was supposed to care which to pregnancy. The gave birth to a baby boy on December 29th, 2018 while in a coma. The baby was in a stable state and the family of the victim is ready to take care of the child.
Nathan Sutherland Biography
Nathan Sutherland is a 36 years old Nurse who has been arrested and accused of the rape of a woman who was said to have been in a vegetative state at the Hacienda Healthcare facility in Arizona.
Sutherland is a licensed practical nurse who had been assigned to care for the woman aged 29 who gave birth.
Victim’s Vegetable State Narrative Refuted by the Family
The victim’s family said that reports that the woman is in a vegetative state are inaccurate. As per the family, the woman has severe intellectual problems but has the ability to move. CBS News, quoting from a report prior to the victim giving birth, referred to her as “an incapacitated adult.” Her baby is reported to be doing “quite well.”
— Bianca Buono (@BiancaBuono) January 23, 2019
Nathan Sutherland Arrested for Raping a “Vegetable Woman”
Officials announced the arrest of Sutherland on January 23rd. It had earlier been reported that investigators had looked for DNA samples from all of the male employees of the facility. On January 22nd, they got a hit after matching the baby’s DNA to Sutherland’s. That same day, police established a probable cause to arrest the suspect. Sutherland was booked into Maricopa County Jail on January 23.
Nathan Sutherland Charges
Sutherland is facing one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse. Sutherland has worked at the facility since 2011, and the same year he received his nursing license.
Nathan Sutherland Police Statement
Speaking to the media, via KTAR, Phoenix Police Department Chief Jeri Williams said after Sutherland’s arrest, “The investigation was, and still is, the highest priority of our police department.” Sutherland’s arrest was announced by Chief Williams, along with Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams. Police have not said if Sutherland is suspected of other sexual assaults, according to Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson. Thompson said of the victim, “We may not know how many times this occurred.”
Chief Williams further added, “From the minute we first became aware of the crime, we have virtually worked non-stop seven days a week to resolve this case.” Police believe that Sutherland acted alone.
Hacienda Healthcare Facility
As a result of the scandal, the Hacienda Healthcare facility CEO, Bill Timmons, resigned on January 7th. A week later, the victim’s primary care doctor, Dr Thanh Nguyen, was suspended by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.
The Hacienda facility has hired Rick Romley, the former Maricopa County Attorney, to lead an internal investigation into the facility, reports AZ Central. Employees at the facility maintained That They Had No Idea that the Victim Was Pregnant.
Employees had maintained during the investigation that the had no idea the victim was pregnant.
Hacienda Healthcare Facility Controversy
Hacienda Healthcare Skilled Nursing Facility is located on 1402 E South Mountain Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042, USA. CBS News reported on January 15th, 2019 that the Healthcare facility had been investigated previously over alleged financial fraud. Timothy Jeffries, the former head of Arizona’s chief social services agency, said that he asked Governor Doug Ducey to shut the facility down in 2015. Jeffries noted that the facility was charging patients’ families $386,000 per year in 2012 at a time when the national average was $134,000 per year. The investigation into the facility ended in 2017 due to a lack of evidence.
Nathan Sutherland Family
Sunderland grew up with her sister, Toisi, in an impoverished orphanage in Haiti. The two, Sunderland and his sister were in a Cristian rapping duo. The pair went by the name SLS or Sleeplessouljaz. In the video below, the pair explains that they were adopted by parents in Arizona when Sutherland was seven years old and his sister was 4 years old. They had grown up in an impoverished orphanage in Haiti.
Nathan Sutherland Wife
Sutherland divorced from his wife, Bridget Sutherland, in 2018. The ex-wife owns a catering company where had previously worked,
Nathan Sutherland Children
He has four children. Sutherland and his wife, Bridget, lived with their four children in their Phoenix home.