Nine Arrests Made In Patient Abuse At CVH

(MIDDLETOWN,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State Police have arrested three staff members at the Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, accused of abusing a patient.

After the abuse was discovered, the patient was relocated and the identified staff members were placed on administrative leave..The arrests follow an investigation by the Connecticut State Police Central District Major Crime Squad and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services .All were charged with Cruelty to Persons and Disorderly Conduct.

The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are expected.

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