(CHICAGO TRIBUNE) A registered nurse at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has been charged with sexually abusing a soldier with quadriplegia who cannot speak.

Dioscoro Flores, 39, allegedly fondled the man, 24, twice between July 4 and Aug. 6 in the soldier’s room at the hospital at 345 E. Superior St., according to Cook County prosecutors.

The soldier, who has been at the institute since June, was able to let his father know what happened by using eye motions and a “spell board,” according to a police report. The father went to staff, who told him an internal investigation would be conducted and that Flores would not be working near his son, the report said. The father also contacted police.

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