Ashley Ann Smith Biography – Ashley Ann Smith Wiki
Ashley Ann Smith is a western Pennsylvania nurse is accused of taking inappropriate photos of at least 17 elderly patients while working as a licensed practical nurse at Kane McKeesport Community Living Center and sending them to Ron Whitaker, a former co-worker and the father of her child.
Whittaker reported Smith to hospital officials on April 5, 2019 and the facility contacted the police. An initial search found two photos of a naked elderly woman with an emoji posted over her face. Subsequent searches turned up 19 other photos and a video.
Smith was suspended without pay after the report and was fired on Wednesday, when police informed officials that the allegations against Smith were credible.
The facility issued the following statement: “Ashley Smith was a nursing assistant at the Kane McKeesport Center, hired in June of 2015. The administrator there was notified of the allegation on April 5, immediately turned the information over to County Police, indefinitely suspended the employee without pay pending investigation, and notified licensing authorities. Earlier this week, police detectives advised that the allegations were founded and that charges would be forthcoming. She was terminated that same date (May 1, 2019).”
Ashley Ann Smith faces 30 counts including invasion of privacy and abuse of care.
Ashley Ann Smith Age
Smith is 30 years old.
Ashley Ann Smith Salary
Smith had worked at the Kane McKeesport Center since 2015, earning a salary of $38,987.
Ashley Ann Smith Child
Ashley Ann Smith and her ex-boyfriend Ron Whitaker have a daughter together.
Ashley Ann Smith Boyfriend – Ashley Ann Smith Partner
According to Court records, Smith and Whittaker lived together until November 2018. On October 24, 2018, Whittaker was charged with assaulting Smith.
On November 6, Smith filed for custody of their daughter. On November 7, both parents filed a petition for protection-from-abuse order against each other.
Whittaker wrote in his petition that Smith elbowed him and took his phone, so “I slapped her.” He said he was arrested that night and Smith “has threatened multiple times to kill me and my other daughter,” according to the Tribune-Review.
Smith accused Whittaker of lying in his petition to gain custody of their child and as retaliation for her leaving him. She said he threatened to kill her.
Both were granted temporary protection-from-abuse order.