From The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/6/18
A 70-year-old convicted child rapist from Massachusetts who was set to be released from custody after two experts concluded he was no longer “sexually dangerous” will remain locked up after he was arrested Wednesday for indecent exposure and lewd acts, authorities said.
The Massachusetts Department of Correction said the new charges for Wayne Chapman stem from acts Sunday and Monday at the prison where he’s being held. A lawyer for some of Chapman’s victims said she was told Chapman exposed himself to a nurse.
Chapman’s prison sentence ended in 2004, but Massachusetts, like many other states, allows officials to civilly commit certain inmates after their terms are over if they are deemed “sexually dangerous.” (More…)