Roanoke TYC unit under scrutiny

Aug 30, 2007 Full story: A liberal dose

“I felt it was my duty to come forward”

The Texas Youth Commission, still reeling from a sex-abuse scandal that the prompted a top-to-bottom housecleaning and the indictment of at least two senior officials, confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating allegations that the superintendent of a Denton County center used two incarcerated teens to perform chores at a staff member's home.

After one of the youths contracted a bad case of poison ivy, officials at the McFadden Ranch in Roanoke doused him with bleach in an attempt to treat the condition, a correctional officer told a legislative panel during a hearing on the youth commission. Read more

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#1 Sep 24, 2007
And nothing has been done about this to date.

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