Napa State Hospital
Napa State Hospital patient Jess Willard Massey pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murdering and robbing a psychiatric technician at the hospital in October.
Napa State Hospital employees are holding a rally Wednesday to call for increased safety measures at the hospital, where one employee was killed and another attacked last year.
A Napa State Hospital patient was declared mentally incompetent Tuesday to stand trial on charges of assaulting a hospital therapist last month.
A Napa State Hospital psychiatric patient accused of attacking an employee has pleaded not guilty to felony assault charges.
A patient has beaten a therapist unconscious at Napa State Hospital, an attack that comes less that two months after a psychiatric technician was strangled at the California facility.
An autopsy has found that a psychiatric nurse, who authorities said was killed by a mentally ill patient at Napa State Hospital, was strangled to death.
Grief counselors were made available to the staff at Napa State Hospital on Monday, in response to the weekend murder of a longtime employee, allegedly by a mental patient at the facility.