Staffer Attacked, Patient Arrested at Napa State

Another attack by a patient on a psychiatric technician has been reported at Napa State Hospital, according to the Napa Valley Register. In 2010, a psychiatric technician was murdered by a patient there.

A psychiatric technician at Napa State Hospital was attacked by a patient Tuesday, according to a report in the .

The worker was treated at a local hospital and the patient was arrested, the newspaper reports.

In 2010, psychiatric technician Donna Gross was murdered on the Napa State grounds by a patient who was sentenced in 2011 to 25 years to life.

Other serious assaults have also been reported over the past few years at the embattled state psychiatric hospital, where employees have said they fear for their lives.

Who's on the Most Wanted list? Find out and see the latest mug shots on our Most Wanted topic page: napa.patch.com/topics/most-wanted.


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