Caregiver Convicted of Raping Mentally Disabled Man
(Memphis) A Shelby County woman has been convicted of raping a mentally disabled man.
35-year-old Tawana Rochelle Jones was supposed to be taking care of the 32-year-old man.
Instead, she stripped in front of him and forced him to perform sex acts.
Jones worked inside the victim’s apartment he shared with another vulnerable adult in a community-supported care facility.
The victim had the mental capacity of a 6-year-old.
Jones told him not to tell anyone about the sex acts.
Jones was found guilty of rape, willful abuse, neglect and exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
She could face between 8 and 30 years in prison when she is sentenced.