Phoenix police arrest former nurse after woman in vegetative state gives birth

The 36-year-old suspect was arrested after investigators obtained a DNA sample.
0:56 | 01/23/19

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We are very proud of our police department they have a spent endless hours investigating this hideous crime. And I am very pleased to announce than an arrest has been made. They're a combination of good ol' fashioned police work. Combing through evidence talking to people following up on information. Combined with a marble the DNA technology. We are able to identify and develop probable cause to arrest the suspect. And at this time I am announcing the arrest of the suspect we believe was responsible. He is 36 year old. Nathan Sutherland. Sutherland has in licensed practical nurse who was responsible for providing care to the victim during this time the sexual assault occurred. Sutherland is being booked as we speak and America Oprah can any jail where he'll be charged with one count of sexual assault. And one count of Bunnell vulnerable adult abuse in connection with this crime.

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