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CINCINNATI – A former aide at a Cincinnati nursing home has been convicted of raping a 92-year-old resident who was confined to her bed and unable to communicate.

A judge on Monday found 22-year-old Samuel Onyenweaku guilty of the woman's Nov. 24 rape at the Amber Park Nursing Home.

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A prosecutor says the woman died in February from an unrelated condition.

A nursing supervisor testified that she had tried to enter the resident's room, but the door was locked.

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TOLEDO, Ohio – A Roman Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun is asking a federal judge in Ohio to let him spend his final days at a nursing home run by nuns.

Attorneys for the Rev. Gerald Robinson say he is near death and want him released from a prison hospice unit in Columbus.

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A motion filed in federal court Friday says it's seeking "an act of grace for a dying man.

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Maria Mascone's mom had dementia, and she spent her final six years in an assisted living facility.

The cost of the facility ran about $3,000 a month. Mascone says her dad left behind a sizable nest egg, and eventually the sale of her parents' home helped cover the cost of her mother's care.

Now that her mother has passed away, Mascone, a 62-year-old working in the medical field, says she can't help but think about her own future.

TOLEDO, Ohio – Investigators in northern Ohio have charged a husband and wife with involuntary manslaughter after the man's disabled 33-year-old son was found dead at home weighing 94 pounds and covered in bed sores.

Authorities near Sandusky say David Arthur Jr. was a victim of severe medical neglect.

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Erie County Sheriff Paul Sigsworth says it appears that Arthur, who was unable to walk, had been lying in the same spot in his bed for months.

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