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Nursing home employee charged with abusing nursing home residents

Two South Carolina nursing home patients were allegedly abused at the Sumter Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sumter this summer and a woman has been charged and arrested in the case.

Andria Martrice Lawson allegedly struck a 70-year-old woman in the chest and left a 71-year-old man pants-less sitting in his wheelchair. Lawson was arrested in July and charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult and neglect of a vulnerable adult, according to The Post and Courier.

Lawson was fired from her job at the nursing home, a Sumter County Sheriff spokesman told The Post and Courier.

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