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Nurse at Syracuse hospital charged with sex abuse

Created: 12/31/2013 3:52 PM WHEC.com

Syracuse police have charged a nurse with sexually abusing a teenage patient at the Syracuse Golisano Children's Hospital. This is a story from our affiliate, WSTM in Syracuse.

Joseph Carelli, 24, is now facing multiple charges of felony criminal sex act, sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say Carelli was working as a nurse at the children's hospital in Syracuse when he had sexual contact with a 16-year-old patient. Carelli has been suspended from his job and banned from the hospital.

Police say there is no indication that there's any other victims.



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