Linda Jurgelewicz, Conservator of the Estate of Heather Jurgelewicz v. Terrence W. Macy, Commissioner of the Department of Developmental Services, and Ellis Hagstrom: A judge in Putnam has awarded over $5.6 million to the estate of a severely mentally handicapped woman who was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a worker at a group home in Danielson.
Ellis Hagstrom was convicted of the assaults and sentenced to 16 years behind bars in 2014. The assaults took place mainly during overnight shifts when there were fewer employees at the facility.
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