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20-year-old pleads not Guilty in Elder Abuse Case

A 20-year-old former nursing home employee pleaded not guilty to all charges related elder abuse at the Good Samaritan Society nursing home. Her case is no scheduled for a jury trial, and her lawyer is considering change of venue. He is worried about the adverse degree of publicity that occurred after the outrageous nursing home abuse that occurred at the home. The girl is one of two employees charged as an adult and she faces 11 charges ranging from assault, criminal abuse of vulnerable adult and mandatory failure to report suspected abuse. The employees were involved in verbal, sexual and emotional abuse of 15 residents. To read more about the upcoming nursing home trial, please click the link.