Former Hospital Employee Arrested for Abuse of a Disabled Adult
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, with the assistance of the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office, today announced the arrest of a former Gadsden County Florida State Hospital employee for alleged physical abuse of a disabled patient. Following an altercation, hospital staff allegedly physically removed the defendant, Alashi Denise Lurry, 29, from a disabled patient's room. According to the MFCU investigation, Lurry repeatedly returned to the patient's room, climbed on the bed and kicked the restrained patient on the head and face.
- Date:August 23, 2016
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies