Ex-mental health technician arrested for abusing patient

Ex-mental health technician arrested for abusing patient

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A former Methodist hospital worker was indicted for abusing and mistreating a patient.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Medicaid fraud investigators began looking into Dominique Cooper last fall.

The reported abuse happened while Cooper was a mental health technician at Methodist University Hospital.

Cooper was indicted last month and arrested Friday. He faces charges of assault and abuse and neglect of an adult.

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