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 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.