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Nurse's Aide on Trial for Abuse

Posted January 5, 1998 12:00 a.m. EST

— A Lee County nurse's aide who was supposed to be taking care of an elderly patient is going to court for allegedly abusing him.

Family members say 100-year-old Franz Gonella had mysterious bruises.

So they set up a hidden video camera in his room.

Investigators say the tape shows a nurse's aide treating him roughly.

Sally Kelly has been charged with seven counts of abusing an elderly person.