06/05/2021

Woman Arrested Over Abuse Allegations At Muckamore Abbey Hospital

A 58-year-old woman has been arrested by police investigating allegations of ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital on the outskirts of Antrim.

She was detained in the Antrim area.

Last week, a 52-year-old woman was arrested as part of the investigation and another woman was also arrested this week.

A total of seven people have been informed they are to be prosecuted by the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) for a range of offences, including alleged ill-treatment and wilful neglect contrary to the Mental Health Order 1986. 


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