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Male Nurse Gets 2 Years for Sexual Contact with a Corpse

Alejandro Razo is also ordered to stay away from Sherman Oaks Hospital, where he was employed at the time of the offense.

Sherman Oaks Hospital. Patch file photo.
Sherman Oaks Hospital. Patch file photo.

A male nurse was sentenced Thursday to two years behind bars for having sexual contact with the remains of an 82-year-old woman whose body he had been assigned to prepare for a mortuary.

Judge Thomas Rubinson also ordered Alejandro Razo, 62, of Reseda, to attend sexual offender meetings and weekly psychological counseling during the last 180 days of his term, which will be under supervised release, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Razo also must stay away from Sherman Oaks Hospital, where he was employed at the time of the offense, according to the District Attorney's Office.

Razo was convicted June 26 of sexual contact with human remains. Jurors acquitted him of sexual penetration by a foreign object involving the same victim while she was alive, according to Ricardo Santiago of the District Attorney's Office.

Razo -- whose nursing career spanned 20 years at various health care facilities -- was assigned to care for the woman and was tasked with preparing her body for the mortuary after she died of natural causes Jan. 20, 2013.

Soon after, another nurse walked into the room and discovered Razo with his pants down, having sexual contact with the woman's corpse, according to Deputy District Attorney Pamela Revel.

Razo was taken into custody after the jury's verdict last week.

-- City News Service


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VoiceInThe Desert July 06, 2014 at 04:01 PM
Not worthy - even of this comment. Sick.
Ken Briggs July 06, 2014 at 04:53 PM
Candi Cane You are to retire when you are 66 years young if you are a man , but now this scum will say he is disable to work when he gets out of prison and get more money and live with his so called family . you and I and the tax payers will be paying for this scums keep. his family must love this scum . they should kick his butt out of the family .
yoyo July 07, 2014 at 03:28 PM
Say what? This guy is unreal. Shoot him.
Desert Rat July 07, 2014 at 03:54 PM
Can we get a comment from Alice Cooper on this one?
all-c-ing-eye July 07, 2014 at 04:56 PM
not the 1st time some stiff got a stiff from a stiff.

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