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Sacramento nurse arrested, accused of endangering kid with disabilities

Child Abuse Detectives from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office arrested a nurse for endangering the life or health of a child with disabilities.
Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Office

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A nurse in Sacramento was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 2 for endangering the life or health of a child with disabilities.

Child Abuse Detectives from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office arrested 48-year-old Edgar Gomez Burgion for six counts of endangering the life or health of a child and one count of an attempted offence because of a disability. 

Burgion is being held at the Sacramento County Main Jail with his bail set at $500,000.

According to the sheriff's office, Burgion worked as an at-home vocational nurse for a 13-year-old with "severe" mental and physical disabilities.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information can contact the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Child Abuse Bureau at (916) 874-5191.

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Posted by Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, December 3, 2021

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