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Psychiatric nurse found guilty for abusing hospital patients


A former nurse is convicted for abusing patients at a Connecticut psychiatric hospital.

A jury found Mark Cusson guilty on eight counts on Thursday. He was acquitted on eight other counts.

Prosecutors say Cusson was part of a patient abuse scandal at the state-run Whiting Forensic Hospital.

Related: Former Whiting Forensic nurse on trial for alleged connection to patient abuse

10 people were arrested and several dozen were fired.

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