Male porters employed at medical facility charged with rape of patient
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – Two men employed at a medical facility in St Catherine have been charged after they allegedly sexually assaulted and raped a female patient at the facility on Friday, August 18.
Charged with rape and grievous sexual assault are 20-year-old Shemar Edwards, otherwise called ‘Usher’, a porter of Clifton Bernard Lodge in Portmore; and 31-year-old Corey Orr, otherwise called ‘Shortman’, a porter of Gravel Heights in Spanish Town.
Reports from the Spanish Town Police are that about 8:00 pm, a female patient went to a vending machine to make a purchase. On her way back to the ward, Edwards reportedly led her to another area of the facility.
Both men allegedly sexually assaulted the woman.
The woman reported the incident to a nurse, who alerted the police.
The men were subsequently arrested and charged. Their court date is being arranged.