Thursday, September 04, 2008

Music therapist indicted for sexual abuse

The Arizona Republic reports that a music therapist has been indicted for sexually abusing two autistic children and a patient with cerebral palsy while providing music lessons to them in their homes. Corey Brown, 30, was arrested on August 15, four days after the mother of a 10-year-old girl with autism reported her daughter had been abused. An investigation has shown that Brown had also abused a 22-year-old man with cerebral palsy and a 10-year-old autistic boy. Brown has been charged with four counts of attempted molestation, kidnapping, sexual conduct with a minor and child molestation. According to police reports, Brown has also worked at several elementary schools over the years.