>> Mr. Sutherland may I have your full name please?>> Nathan Sutherland appeared in a Phoenix courtroom Wednesday, charged with raping a severely incapacitated woman in his care. The woman in her 20s and a resident of the Hacienda long term care facility in Phoenix, gave birth to a baby boy in December.
Phoenix Police Sergeant Tommy Thompson says 36 year old Sutherland worked at the facility providing care for the woman at the time of the alleged rape.>> On Tuesday, January 22, that was yesterday, the scientist in the Phoenix police crime laboratory determined the sample obtained from Sutherland matched the baby.
>> The alleged victim's family said in a statement, she has significant intellectual disabilities as a result of seizures very early in her childhood, but quote, has feelings. Employees say they discovered she was pregnant after she began moaning during labour. The company CEO resigned soon after the rape allegations first surfaced