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Man charged with sexual battery in elderly care facility

Published On: Jan 24 2013 04:53:06 PM CST
01-24-13_Charles Michael Horton
BOONE, N.C. -

An ongoing investigation into a sexual battery case at an elderly care facility in Boone, North Carolina has resulted in an additional charge for the suspect.

Here's what we know -- authorities originally charged the man pictured above, 60-year-old Charles Michael Horton, with felony sexual battery. Officers say he visited a relative at a health and rehabilitation center and assaulted her.

We've learned they are also charging him with a felony count of second degree sexual assault.

Horton, at last check, remains in custody of the Watauga County jail.