Former Yosemite National Park employee charged in rape case

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — A former Yosemite National Park employee has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

36-year old Nathan Baptista is charged with aggravated sexual abuse.

Court documents say he raped and strangled a female park employee on May 31st.

If convicted, Baptista faces a possible punishment of life in prison.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.