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Folsom hospital nurse accused of sexually abusing patient

SACRAMENTO, CA - A nurse who was employed by a Folsom hospital is set to appear in court next week on charges he fondled a disabled, incapacitated patient.

The criminal complaint filed by the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office alleges Daniel Ratner touched the victim's vagina and breast for the purpose of sexual gratification on or about Oct. 19, 2012.

The victim was a patient at Mercy Hospital of Folsom.

Ratner also faces four counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of videotaping a person in a state of undress without their knowledge. The alleged offenses were committed between on or about Aug. 1, 2012 and Nov. 15, 2012.

Hospital president Michael Ricks released the following statement in response to the allegations:

Man found shot in car in Rancho Cordova dies

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - A man found shot in his vehicle on the 10400 block of White Rock Road in Rancho Cordova on Wednesday morning has died.

Sgt. Jason Ramos of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said 29-year-old Lucas Esteban-Enrique succumbed to his injuries at 6:50 p.m. Thursday.

Esteban-Enrique was discovered in his vehicle and transported to hospital shortly after 8 Wednesday morning.

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Woman killed in hit-and-run, then body hit by 2 others

RANCHO CORDOVA, CA - A woman was found dead in the road after a hit-and-run crash Monday evening, California Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened on the southbound Sunrise Boulevard on-ramp to westbound US-50 around 5:10 p.m., CHP Sgt. Evan Williams said.

The 65-year-old woman was seen on surveillance video leaving the Light Rail station at Folsom/Sunrise about 15 minutes before the initial crash. Williams said investigators are looking for the initial vehicle that hit the woman and fled.

A motorcyclist riding on the road hit the woman's body and then was ejected from the bike suffering minor injuries; a second vehicle also hit the woman's body and stopped.

Williams said investigators are not looking at the motorcyclist or the driver of the second vehicle as suspects because the body was already in the road and they stopped after the crash.

Arrested made in murder of man in front of pet clinic

RANCHO CORDOVA, CA - Sheriff's detectives think an argument over money led to the murder of a 55-year-old man in front of a Rancho Cordova pet clinic Monday night.

The victim's name has not been released until his relatives can be notified.

The murder suspect, Tywan Johnson, was seen by a witness embroiled in a disagreement with the victim, said Sacramento County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Jason Ramos. That information, along with evidence recovered where the victim was found in front of a pet hospital the 2800 block of La Loma Drive, led detectives to identify Johnson.

Ramos said the victim suffered upper body and head trauma caused by blunt and sharp force.

Johnson was arrested and booked on a no-bail hold into Sacramento County Jail on one count of murder.