NOVI, Mich. (AP) – A 28-year-old employee at a suburban Detroit nursing home has been charged following an investigation into the suspected abuse of a 62-year-old patient.

William Thomas Hill faces a hearing Wednesday in Novi’s 52-1 District Court. Hill was arraigned Saturday on two counts of third-degree vulnerable adult abuse.

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Another worker at Whitehall Healthcare Center in Novi called police March 11 after Thomas David Johns reportedly was beaten. Johns was hospitalized.

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Hill is a certified nursing assistant. He was ordered jailed on an $11,000 bond.


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