Muckamore Abbey hospital probe: Woman (42) arrested

A 42-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with an ongoing PSNI probe into allegations of ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital.

n a statement on Tuesday, the PSNI said: “Detectives from the Police Service’s Public Protection Branch investigating the allegations of ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey hospital have arrested a 42 year old female this morning Tuesday, 4 May in the Antrim area.”

Seven people to date are to be prosecuted by the Public Prosecution Service for a range of offences, including alleged ill-treatment and wilful neglect.

Allegations of abuse at Muckamore Abbey Hospital, which is run by the Belfast Trust and located on the outskirts of Antrim, first came to light in 2017.

Belfast Telegraph

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