Woman (58) arrested this morning in Muckamore Abbey probe

Detectives from the Police Service’s Public Protection Branch investigating the allegations of ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey hospital have arrested a 58-year-old female this morning Thursday 6th May in the Antrim area.

Thursday, 6th May 2021, 8:22 pm

To date seven people have been informed they are to be prosecuted by the Public Prosecution Service for a range of offences.

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Those offences include ill-treatment and wilful neglect contrary to the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986, in connection with the alleged ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital.

General view of Muckamore Abbey Hospital in Antrim. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye