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Corinth man charged with sexual abuse of patient at group home

Source: AG's office Source: AG's office
ALCORN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Corinth man has been arrested for sexual battery of a vulnerable person.

48-year-old Danny Ray Triplett was arrested Wednesday by investigators with the Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit with assistance from the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department. He is charged with one count of sexual battery of a vulnerable person.

Triplett admitted to sexually penetrating the victim while at the Group Home and is charged with “willfully, unlawfully and feloniously engaging in sexual penetration with a vulnerable person."

The victim is an adult man who has been diagnosed with profound mental disabilities.

Triplett was booked into Alcorn County Jail and bond was set at $10,000. He could face a maximum of 30 years in jail and $10,000 in fines. 

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