On Monday December 17, 2018 Troopers with the Welch detachment of West Virginia State Police received a report of possible patient abuse at Golden Harvest Nursing Home. Troopers were told that an employee has been suspended and was being investigated for suspected physical abuse.
Friday December 28, the investigation lead to the arrest of Adam Wheeler. He is charged with three counts of Abuse and Neglect of Incapacitated Adults causing bodily injury, one county of Abuse and Neglect of Incapacitated Adults causing serious bodily harm, and four counts of crimes against the elderly. The ages of the victims range from 52 years of age to 92.
The investigation is on going.