Man who feigned disability and hired babysitters to change his diaper is charged with human trafficking


A man hired a babysitter to change his diaper and treat him like a baby.

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A Louisiana man posing as a young man with special needs and hired babysitters to change his diaper, he was charged with attempted human trafficking for allegedly repeating these behaviors.

Last week, Rutledge Deas IV, 31, of Metairie, was arrested after detectives investigated a text message claiming to be involved in a “Alternative therapy” and offered to pay a babysitter to change her diapers.

According to a statement from state police, the man allegedly posed as a younger man with special needs and “he tried to recruit the victim to ask other babysitters to take care of him.”

In November 2019, the subject He was charged with 10 counts of sexual assault and human trafficking after authorities said he posted fake ads online to lure unsuspecting healthcare workers.

Deas used social media ads to falsely claim that he was seeking home health care for his 18-year-old brother, “Cory,” whom he described as “mentally and physically disabled,” investigators noted.

She then pretended to be “Cory” while “allowing the caregiver to change her adult diaper and get sexually aroused under the false pretense of being disabled“Explained the police at the time.

The victim eventually became suspicious and found out that Deas had invented “Cory.” In December 2020, Deas pleaded guilty to the charges and was released on parole.

Earlier this month, on December 20, a second investigation was launched after detectives allegedly discovered a text message in which Deas offered to pay a victim to change her diapers and said she was receiving “therapy alternative”.

According to the state police, Deas again impersonated a younger man with special needs and tried to get the victim to hire other babysitters to take care of him.

Deas was arrested on December 23 at his home in Metairie and committed to the Parish Correctional Center. of Jefferson. He faces charges of human trafficking and attempted human trafficking

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