NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – A caregiver in New Smyrna Beach is accused of sexually battering a 90-year-old woman in his care.
The New Smyrna Beach Police Department arrested Billy Bunn, 51, Wednesday afternoon after a witness said he exposed himself to the woman.
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Police said the witness showed up for work in the 400 block of S. Timberlane Drive when she reported seeing Bunn in the room with the victim.
Bunn is employed by VITAS Healthcare, which released the following statement:
“We take any allegation of misconduct extremely seriously. We are working closely with local authorities’ investigation, while we conduct our own internal review. Our patients’ health and well-being are at the heart of everything we do. Out of respect for the ongoing investigation, we are not able to comment further at this time.”
According to a police report, the woman is bedridden and has dementia.
The woman was not injured, police said.