Napa State Hospital
A San Mateo psychiatrist who was accused of molesting seven male patients in the early 1990s has been deemed incompetent to stand trial, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday.
Jess Willard Massey pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday to the murder of Napa State Hospital psychiatric technician Donna Gross last year.
More violence has broken out at a state-run mental hospital where in the past year one worker was killed, a second beaten and a third sexually assaulted.
The Napa State Hospital is under investigation again after an attack at the facility this past weekend.
A 37-year-old former patient at a state-run California mental hospital will stand trial in the strangling of a psychiatric nurse there last year.
A Napa State Hospital patient who died after a fight with his roommate on Monday afternoon suffered a heart attack, Napa County Sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart said Thursday morning.
California workplace regulators have fined Napa State Hospital more than $100,000 for safety violations the agency says it uncovered in its probe of a psychiatric nurse’s slaying.
A Napa State Hospital patient died Monday evening when he was subdued after he allegedly attacked his roommate, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.
A Napa State Hospital patient who was accused of sexually battering a hospital employee in February was found mentally incompetent Wednesday.
Psychiatric workers at Napa State Hospital protested Monday against the slow pace of reform following the killing of a nurse last year and subsequent assaults on colleagues.