A worker at a senior care facility is accused of raping an elderly Alzheimer’s patient.
52-year-old Olabamidele Olumide Bewaji is charged with two counts of felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Blue Earth County.
Court records say the 83-year-old victim’s son was monitoring his mother’s room through a web camera when he says he saw the assault. The criminal complaint says his mother suffers from Alzheimer’s.
The complaint says the son saw Bewaji sexually assaulting her.
The son told investigators he told Bewaji to stop through a speaker on the camera, but Bewaji did so slowly.
Bewaji initially denied it, but investigators say he admitted the abuse when he learned a search warrant would be conducted.
Police say Bewaji admitted to raping the woman, however he claimed it was the victim who had initiated it.
Bewaji was aware the elderly woman was a vulnerable adult, according to the complaint.