Bellevue Hospital Employee Indicted on Charges He Assaulted Special Needs Patient

Reposted from a news story already online By NY1 News
Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 01:35 PM EDT

A Bellevue Hospital employee was indicted Wednesday on multiple charges that he assaulted a special needs patient, according to investigators.

Officials said 37-year old Dwain Rodrigues choked a patient under his care at the Bellevue Hospital Prison Ward on two separate occasions.

The patient suffered a fractured nose and eye socket, as well as lacerations, according to officials.

Rodrigues was charged with endangering the welfare of a physically disabled person and assault

Author: disabledaccessdenied

I am a disabled woman who through no fault of my own has wheels under my ass. I rely on the decency and common sense of local, state and federal goverments, as well as the retail community to abide by the disabled access laws and provide adequate ramps, disabled toilets, and not use them as store rooms or broom closets. This blog exists to find the offenders and out them, inform them, and report them if necessary and shame them into doing the right thing when all else fails.

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