MELBOURNE, Fla. - An employee at an assisted living facility in Melbourne, Florida, is accused of sexual battery of an elderly male patient last year, according to authorities.
Guettie Belizaire, 39, is facing a charge of lewd and lascivious molestation of an elderly person, jail records show.
According to police, the incident occurred in December at the Brookshire Assisted Living Facility on Bulldog Boulevard.
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Managerial staff at the facility told police Belizaire was found naked in the bedroom of a patient, who said she had sexually abused him, according to police.
Belizaire denied she was in the room with the victim, police said. The victim was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center where a sexual assault kit was completed.
DNA evidence from the sexual assault kit was returned to Melbourne police from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement crime lab in late March, police said.
Police said the results confirmed the victim’s claim of sexual battery leading to Belizaire’s arrest.
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