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.
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.