Franklin County home care aide accused of raping mentally disabled patient

Franklin County home care aide accused of raping mentally disabled patient

A Franklin County home care aide has been charged with second-degree rape, according to the Washington State Department of Health.

Health officials say Linus Nairimo had sexual intercourse with a developmentally disabled patient. His license to practice home care aide has been suspended pending further legal action.

He will not be allowed to practice home care aide in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to respond to the charges and request a hearing.

Second-degree rape is a class A felony in the state of Washington.