Two porters charged with raping a female patient at a St. Catherine medical facility

Two male porters employed to a medical facility in St. Catherine have been arrested and charged with the rape of a patient, following an incident on Friday, August 18.

Charged are 20-year-old Shemar Edwards otherwise called ‘Usher’, of Clifton in Bernard Lodge, Portmore and 31-year-old Corey Orr, otherwise called ‘Shortman’, of Gravel Heights in Spanish Town, both in St. Catherine.

Reports from the Spanish Town Police are that about 8:00 PM, a female patient went to a vending machine to make a purchase. 

On her way back to the ward, Edwards reportedly led her to another area of the facility. 

Both men then allegedly sexually assaulted the woman. In addition, it is reported that Orr raped her. 

The woman reported the incident to a nurse, who alerted the police. The men were arrested and charged. Their court date is being arranged.


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