Couple Charged With Sexually Abuse Against Mentally Challenged Woman

An Indiana couple is in jail, accused of sexually abusing a mentally challenged woman, and there's concern some of those crimes may have happened in Kentucky.

Investigators say Patricia and Duane Tackett had sexual contact with a woman, who was in their care, over a 13 year period, beginning when she was just 14-years-old.

The Muncie Star reports the abuse continued when the Tacketts moved to Kentucky for an 11 year period.

Police say the victim has the mental capacity of a 10-year -old.


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  • by stooge Location: frankfort on May 9, 2008 at 06:23 AM
    Tracie, sad thing is they would probably enjoy someone doing to them what they did to her.
  • by Tracie Location: London on May 8, 2008 at 07:45 PM
    These people need to be sent to prison for the rest of theur lives. They don't have any idea what they put this person through. Or better yet let someone do to them what they done to her.
  • by Anonymous on May 8, 2008 at 07:36 PM
    Some people are just so sick! What they are accused of doing is utterly disguisting. How anyone can do such a thing is beyond me. This poor poor woman. My heart goes out to her.
  • by Ash Location: NoOne on May 8, 2008 at 02:59 PM
    How could anyone do this, I have worked with mental hanicapped adults for 2years now this is awful

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