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Updated | Granduncle of Hanover teen arrested in sexual abuse case

Published:Wednesday | June 2, 2021 | 9:57 AM
He is being accused of sexually assaulting the girl.

The police are now reporting that the granduncle of the 15-year-old girl who was allegedly molested by a nursing assistant at the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Hanover is now in police custody.

Earlier, they had incorrectly reported that the teen's stepfather had been detained.

The granduncle is accused of sexually assaulting the girl.

READ: Nurse assistant charged for fondling 15-y-o

The frustrated teen had ended up in hospital after taking an overdose of pills in an attempt to kill herself.

It was during her hospitalisation that she was reportedly molested by the nursing assistant.

The employee has since been arrested and charged.

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