Medical Sex Abuse

Breaking the Silence



Trial begins For Fidelis Edosomwan, Accused of Assaulting 31 Victims

Police have identified 31 victims allegedly sexually assaulted by Charlotte, North Carolina doctor Fidelis Edosomwan.

Dr Fidelis Edosomwan faces allegations of sexually abusing patients

Photo: Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office

Edosomwan, 53, appeared in court on video arraignment to answer to 16 counts new of sexual battery and 16 counts of sexual assault.

Edosomwan was first arrested in January when two women accused him of sexual assault, then dozens more came forward after his mugshot hit the news. The accusations go as far back as the mid 2000’s.

In a report from the Charlotte Observer, Edosomwan said he “vehemently denies” any sexual assault allegations through a statement from his attorney.

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TWCNews.com – 3/20/2015
Huffington Post – 3/20/2015