Donte Oakes

Nurse Marie Sweeney at the sentencing of Donte Oakes in Mineola, NY on Monday, April 16, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Queens Man Sentenced To 11 Years For Attacking L.I. Nurse With Broken Chair Leg

Donte Oakes was a patient at Franklin General Hospital in September of 2010 when officials said he broke a wooden chair into pieces and used one of its legs to beat 54-year-old Marie Sweeney.


Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Police Arrest Patient In Nurse Beating

The 53-year-old woman suffered severe injuries to her head, face and neck.