Christian nurse, 36, accused of raping and impregnating a mentally disabled quadriplegic woman

By JESSICA GREEN FOR MAILONLINE and MEGAN SHEETS FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

An Arizona nurse accused of raping a mentally disabled quadriplegic woman who gave birth after 26 years in a coma has been indicted on charges of sexual assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult.

The document filed Tuesday mirrors charges that prosecutors filed last week against 36-year-old Nathan Dorceus Sutherland, who looked after the 29-year-old victim and other patients during the night shift at Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix.

Sutherland, whose DNA evidence linked him to the newborn, is expected to enter a plea to the charges at an arraignment hearing next Tuesday.

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