An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Pittsburgh is hospitalized after he was found unresponsive in his cell.
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.
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.
Eight guards were recently suspended after being accused of dishing out their own form of justice on convicted sex offenders. On Thursday, one of those guards was arrested.
There are allegations of a cover-up at the Allegheny County Jail.
The Allegheny County District Attorney is reacting to accusations against guards at SCI Pittsburgh on the North Side.