published Friday, February 10th, 2012

Tennessee man found guilty of raping 79-year-old woman with Alzheimer's

A South Memphis man has been convicted of raping a 79-year-old woman with Alzheimer's after the jury rejected his defense that the sex was consensual.

The incident was partially recorded on audio by a home video monitor her grandson had set up in the living room of her South Memphis home to keep tabs on her in case she tried to wander off.

Marco Blanch, 29, who lived a few blocks away, faces 8-12 years in prison when he is sentenced next month by Criminal Court Judge J. Robert ‘Bobby’ Carter Jr.

Read more at the Commercial Appeal.

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