If you have a loved one in a nursing home, they may be living under the same roof as a sex offender — and have no idea that they do. An exclusive Channel 3 investigation found 29 sex offenders living in 16 nursing homes in Northeast Ohio. Two of those nursing homes — one in a small village in Summit County — had up to four convicted sex offenders living in them.
“You would not want to live in a nursing home or have a loved one live in a nursing home with a registered sex offender,” says Mike DeWine, Ohio’s attorney general. But many people do, and a loophole in Ohio law means they don’t have to be, and aren’t, notified. Full Article