Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Trending on the Journal

Payson man arrested following nursing home battery

3 weeks, 4 days ago by Bob Gough

A 64-year-old man was beaten at Sycamore Healthcare

Quincy Police have arrested a Payson man following in incident in a Quincy nursing home where an elderly patient was beaten.

On June 29, Police were contacted regarding the incident. Nicholas Orrill, 27 of Payson, was arrested Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by QPD and the Illinois Department of Public Health. 

The victim was a 64-year-old man. He was struck in the face and had head injuries. 

Orrill faces charges of Aggravated Battery to a Disabled Person. He is in the Adams County Jail pending a court appearance. 

QPD did not release the name of the nursing home, but did say Orrill is no longer employed there. 

More from QPD: The Quincy Police conducted an investigation alongside and with the assistance of the administration of Sycamore Healthcare, and the Illinois Department of Public Health.  All parties involved in the investigation are committed to safe living environments in our communities nursing home facilities.  This cooperative investigation led to the arrest of Nicholas Orrill, who remains in the Adams County Jail.


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

Adams Co. Real Estate Transfers from July 21 to July 25 - From the County Clerk/Recorder's office http://t.co/63divRAn2J
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

City of Quincy to spend $342,000 on road salt - Last winter cleaned out the supply and there's a shortage nationwi... http://t.co/27HFLdj3E6
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 12 hours, 57 minutes ago

Illinois State Fair officials busted for getting free beer tickets http://t.co/9yRadVIL7S
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 14 hours, 7 minutes ago

RT @BigTweeting: 2014: The Coolest U.S. Summer on Record http://t.co/ij0r5MZlZP #BigTweet