Care aide facing 8 sex assault charges makes first court appearance

A registered care aide charged with sexually assaulting patients at Aberdeen Hospital made his first court appearance  in Victoria today.

39 year old Amado Ceniza is facing 8 charges:  4 counts of sexual assault, and 4 counts of sexually exploiting a person with a disability.

CTV Vancouver Island reports that while Ceniza has obtained legal counsel, but has yet to enter a plea. 

The case was adjourned to August 29th at 9 a.m.

According to court documents the alleged incidents took place between July 1 and July 15 of this year.

In announcing the arrest and charges last week police said they had identified 3 with victims, but suspected there could be more.

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