Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero State Hospital’




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Judge sentences ASH patient who strangled roommate

Adam Paul Cary

A former Atascadero State Hospital patient received a sentence of 25 years to life in prison for strangling to death his roommate at ASH. Adam Paul Cary, 35, was convicted of killing Allan Turner, 53. [Tribune] Late last month, Cary... (Continue reading)

Nurse alleges sexism at ASH

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In a civil trial underway at the Paso Robles Courthouse, a former Atascadero State Hospital nurse is alleging her former supervisor discriminated against women and left her alone with ASH patients in dangerous situations. [Tribune] Janet Ochotorena, 53, was hired... (Continue reading)

ASH patient pleads no contest to murdering roommate

Adam Paul Cary

Atascadero State Hospital patient Adam Cary has pleaded no contest to the murder of his former roommate at ASH. Cary, 35, strangled to death Kevin Allan Turner, 53. On May 28, 2014, an ASH psychiatrist found Turner with his face... (Continue reading)

Former Santa Barbara man charged in 2 cold cases

Kenneth Rasmuson

By KAREN VELIE A twice convicted violent predator from Santa Barbara is facing capital murder charges in the 1981 and 1986 murders of two 6-year-old boys, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s officials announced Friday. Earlier this year, Kenneth Rasmuson, 53,... (Continue reading)

ASH hit with whistleblower retaliation suit

A former Atascadero State Hospital social worker has filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit alleging hospital management punished her by making her work with a known violent patient who ended up punching her in the face. [Tribune] Amy Consolati, the plaintiff,... (Continue reading)

Family sues ASH after patient strangled to death

The mother and sister of a deceased Atascadero State Hospital patient who was allegedly strangled to death by his roommate have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against ASH. [Tribune] Kevin Turner, 53, died on May 28, 2014. An ASH psychiatrist... (Continue reading)

Man who socked SLO clerk heading to ASH

An Arizona man who punched a female clerk in the face at a Downtown San Luis Obispo store in November will spend at least the next three months in Atascadero State Hospital. On Nov. 13, San Luis Obispo police arrested... (Continue reading)

ASH patient arrested for attacks on inmate, officer

Authorities arrested an Atascadero State Hospital patient Tuesday for assaulting both another patient and a hospital police officer. [Tribune] Montoya Nichols, 23, is accused of attacking another patient in an ASH dorm room just after 10 p.m. Monday. The victim... (Continue reading)

ASH patient arrested for murder

Atascadero State Hospital officials arrested a 34-year-old patient for murder Wednesday following the death of another inmate. [LA Times] On Wednesday, a patient-on-patient attack occurred in a dorm room around 2:15 p.m. Responders rushed the victim to the hospital’s urgent... (Continue reading)

Patient killed at Atascadero State Hospital

An Atascadero State Hospital patient died Wednesday after another patient allegedly attacked the victim. [KSBY] California Department of State Hospital officials are investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday afternoon at ASH. The attack allegedly took place around 2:15 p.m. inside... (Continue reading)



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