Elderly woman beat, raped at home near Espanola

EL LLANO, N.M. (KRQE) – Deputies say a man beat and raped an elderly woman and she’s still recovering at the hospital.

A 76-year-old woman was attacked in her home in El Llano near Espanola on May 4.

The Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s office says they have a possible suspect, but they’re not naming him.

The rapist is described as a thin, light-skinned Hispanic man, about 6-feet tall. He was wearing a black and white striped shirt and possibly dark blue jeans.

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