IN nurse charged with rape of patient with dementia pleads not guilty

IN nurse charged with rape of patient with dementia pleads not guilty
David Garcia appeared in court for the first time Friday.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A nursing home employee charged with rape of a patient with dementia in his care has pleaded not guilty.

David Garcia was arrested by police in Hanover, IN, on Wednesday. A co-worker reported him having sex with a 74-year-old dementia patient, police said.

Garcia appeared in court for the first time on Friday. A not guilty plea was entered on his behalf.

His bond is set at $50,000. The judge ordered him to have no contact with the alleged victim.

Garcia is due back in court in January.

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