A 75-year-old man who denied forcing sex upon a 12-year-old girl in his house and who said it probably was “a zombie” who committed the crime, is being held without bond in the Palm Beach County Jail.
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s investigators confronted Joseph M. Henrisme after the girl told the principal at her Lake Worth area elementary school that she was afraid to go home because the man had just returned to her home from Haiti, according to the arrest report. The man’s relation to the girl was deleted from the report, as was the girl’s name.
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