Man Released In Muckamore Abbey Abuse Probe

A 26 year-old man arrested by police probing the alleged ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The suspect was detained in Antrim on Tuesday morning, 25 February.

His arrest came amid an investigation into claims of physical and mental abuse of patients in the hospital's psychiatric intensive care unit in 2017 and 2018.
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Muckamore treats individuals with severe learning disabilities and mental health needs.

A PSNI statement said the man has been released on bail pending further enquiries.


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