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A Sharpe Hospital employee allegedly strangled a patient who has a traumatic brain injury, according to a Lewis County criminal complaint.
Three health service workers participated in the abuse of two patients while a registered nurse and another health service worker watched without trying to stop it, according to another public record.
State officials won’t say how hospital protocol failed to protect the patients, and it’s unclear why no one else was charged. Sharpe Hospital in Weston is one of two state-owned psychiatric hospitals in West Virginia.