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Upstate Man Assaults Incapacitated Woman in Local Nursing Home

44-Year-Old Man Assaults Nursing Home Resident

A man in Spartanburg County has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a nursing home in Upstate South Carolina. Forty-four-year-old Christopher Lachele Pilgrim has been arrested and charged with third-degree sexual assault and is currently being detained by authorities in a local jail, where he awaits trial.

According to reports, Pilgrim allegedly assaulted a woman at Magnolia Manor, a nursing home in Inman, between the hours of 1:30 and 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The woman he sexually battered was a resident at the nursing home, and she was physically helpless and mentally incapacitated at the time of the assault.

The latest reports confirm that Pilgrim was not an employee at the facility, which creates questions about the safety measures in place at Magnolia Manor and whether residents are being adequately protected.

We Serve Victims of Nursing Home Abuse in Greenville & Throughout South Carolina

At Jordan Law Center, we are deeply saddened to learn of such abuses, and we work day in and day out to obtain justice for those who have been hurt through the negligence or willful, malicious behavior of others. We also work hard to educate nursing home residents and their families on how to protect themselves and prevent abuse, negligence, or other unfair treatment.

We are always prepared to provide legal representation for victims of nursing home abuse in Greenville, Upstate, and throughout the state of South Carolina. If you or someone you love has been harmed while in a nursing home, whether through negligent behavior or overt mistreatment, we may be able to evaluate your case and help you determine the best way to proceed.

Call (864) 642-0367 to speak to a nursing home abuse attorney in Greenville today.