Update: Iowa Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty To Sexually Abusing Ailing Wife

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Iowa Republican State Rep. Henry Rayhons has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of sex abuse.

The 78-year-old Rayhons of Garner is accused of having sexual contact in May with the resident of a care center who was not able to give consent. The Iowa Department of Public Safety has said the woman was Rayhons' wife, Donna Rayhons, who died in August.

Rayhons represents the 8th District in the state House, which covers part of north-central Iowa. He won the GOP nomination to seek re-election but withdrew from the race.

No trial date has been set.

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