No signs of pregnancy in comatose woman in April exam

Leroy Wright
January 11, 2019

"Wherever this investigation takes us, we are prepared to go forward with it". In the wake of the investigation, the facility's CEO Bill Timmons has resigned.

Hacienda HealthCare, the company that owns the facility, said Tuesday that it welcomed the DNA testing of employees.

The centre said a warrant was served by police on Tuesday, as authorities try to find out how the woman became pregnant.

"We will continue to cooperate with Phoenix police and all other investigative agencies to uncover the facts in this deeply disturbing, but unprecedented situation", the company said in a statement, the AP reported.

A sexual assault investigation was begun immediately, police have said.

Sgt Thompson was unable to confirm the baby was at full term at the time of the birth - but added it was "quite a long way".

"She was not in a position to give consent to any of this".

It remains unclear to investigators if the woman was sexually assaulted a couple of times.

Police said it appears that none of the facility's staff members knew about the pregnancy until the December 29 birth, a notion that has drawn scepticism.

Police said the infant was not breathing when they were called into the facility, though both mother and child are now recovering in a local hospital. "We also don't have required training for providers", McFadden said. "I can't believe that somebody would bathe her daily for nine months and never know that she wasn't having a period, that she [was] growing in her midsection, that nurses weren't keeping track [of her weight]".

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Police have yet to make any arrests, and it is still unclear how many samples have been collected.

Thompson said investigators initially didn't want to say anything that could cause a suspect to "go underground or go into hiding".

As reported by the Washington Post, Police are now seeking to obtain DNA samples from male staff members at the private facility, and that Hacienda Healthcare officials are cooperating.

Today, the San Carlos Apache Tribe (the "Tribe") learned of the tragic circumstances surrounding [redacted], an enrolled member of the Tribe.

"When you have a loved one committed to palliative care, when they are most vulnerable and dependent upon others, you trust their caretakers", Rambler said. "It is my hope that justice will be served", the tribe chairman told CBS.

John Micheaels, a solicitor for the woman's family, told CNN: "The family obviously is outraged, traumatised and in shock by the abuse and neglect of their daughter at Hacienda HealthCare".

Since the woman's delivery came to light, Hacienda HealthCare has implemented increased safety measures. It specializes in the care of people with intellectual disabilities and has at least 74 patient beds, according to federal records.

Sex abuse investigation underway after a patient in vegetative state for almost a decade gives birth. They also say health care workers need better training on identifying and reporting sexual abuse.

New details about the woman in a coma who gave birth have been revealed in court documents from 2009.

The woman was still in a vegetative state when she gave birth, the tribe said in a statement that redacted her name.

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