Caretaker Charged with Assault

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GOULDSBORO — A care worker is behind bars in Wayne County.

Police said Christopher Lein 30, from Stroudsburg used a clothes iron to burn the man he was supposed to be caring for back in December.

Lein was charged Monday with neglect for the incident.

Authorities said he was working at Keystone Residential Facility in Gouldsboro when he burned the 53-year-old’s stomach, back and shoulder.

Troopers said they filed charges Tuesday after investigators discovered DNA matching Lein on the iron.

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