A former prison guard accused of abusing inmates at SCI Pittsburgh was found guilty Thursday morning on 27 counts he faced in an inmate abuse trial.
A verdict is expected Thursday morning in the trial of former prison guard Harry Nicoletti.
Jury deliberations continue in the trial of a former state prison guard who is accused in the alleged assault of inmates.
A jury is set to hear legal instructions from a judge before they begin deliberating the fate of a fired Pittsburgh state prison guard charged with physically and sexually abusing inmates because they were gay or convicted child molesters.
A former state prison guard cooperating with prosecutors in their abuse case against another ex-guard was known for telling tall tales, including once claiming that he worked on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s car, a third guard testified Tuesday.
The state alleges that over a two-year period Harry Nicoletti sexually and physically assaulted dozens of inmates who are now lined up to testify against him.
A suspended guard at SCI Pittsburgh will stand trial on 101 counts related to the alleged physical and sexual abuse of inmates. KDKA’s Harold Hayes reports 16 counts were dropped.
A preliminary hearing got underway today for a suspended State Correctional Institution-Pittsburgh prison guard who is facing more than 90 counts in connection with the alleged sexual and physical abuse of inmates.
The investigation into claims of abuse at SCI Pittsburgh have gotten the attention of the Justice Department.
Six former and current state prison guards turned themselves in on charges resulting from an abuse investigation at the State Correctional Institution-Pittsburgh.
The investigation into claims of abuse at SCI Pittsburgh is ramping up after the Tuesday arrest of Harry Nicoletti, a correctional officer at the prison.
Just one day after a local prison guard was charged with allegedly targeting and sexually assaulting convicted sex offenders, new allegations are coming to light.
A guard at the State Correction Institute in Pittsburgh is facing a long list of charges following alleged abuse of inmates.