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Payson man arrested following nursing home battery

8 months, 4 weeks 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.


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