Bail Set at $25K for Riverview Patient Accused of Stabbing Worker

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 year ago

A judge set bail Friday at $25,000 for a patient at Riverview Psychiatric Center accused of stabbing an employee.47-year-old Mark Murphy is charged with elevated aggravated assault and an aggravated assault.Authorities say it happened over the weekend.Murphy is accused of stabbing a staff member at the mental health hospital in Augusta several times with a ballpoint pen. she has serious injuries. Authorities say Murphy’s actions were intentional and out of anger, not because of a mental illness. He remains at the Kennebec County Jail.Murphy was sent to Riverview more than seven years ago for an assault in York county.


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