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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Woman in Coma Raped

ROCHESTER, New York () -- A woman comatose since a 1985 car crash was raped at a nursing home and is five months pregnant, her family's lawyer has said. The family wants her to give birth, a source said.


The 29-year-old woman, a quadriplegic whose identity was withheld, occasionally opens her eyes and make guttural sounds but does not speak, the lawyer, John Parrinello, said Tuesday.


Her pregnancy was discovered in recent weeks. Police said several employees were being investigated for the rape of the woman sometime last August.