CCMC Nurse Accused of Covering Up Child Abuse Placed on Leave

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    A 36-year-old nurse at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is on administrative leave after allegations surfaced that she tried to hide the alleged abuse of a young boy in her home, according to a spokesperson for the hospital.

    Sirializ Ortero was arrested and charged with risk of injury to a minor and cruelty to a person. Police said she tried to conceal the boy’s injuries.

    Manchester police have also arrested Doel Reyes, 37, in connection with the case.

    He was charged with second degree assault with a firearm, intentional cruelty to persons, risk of injury to a child and third-degree assault with injury.

    His case was continued to August 14.