Friday, October 24, 2008

GEO/Wackenhut Corp charged with prison murder in Texas

Private Prison Company GEO Group Indicted for Murder in Texas Prisoner's Death

By Private Corrections Institute
Oct. 24, 2008
Raymondville, Texas – Yesterday, Willacy County District Attorney Juan Guerra filed
a three-count murder indictment against Florida-based GEO Group (formerly known as
Wackenhut Corrections), the nation’s second-largest for-profit prison company. The grand jury’s two indictments for murder allege the GEO Group, “through its agents ... did intentionally or knowingly cause the death of Gregorio De La Rosa, Jr., ... by allowing one or more inmates to physically assault the victim ...” while using deadly weapons. A third indictment for manslaughter states the GEO Group caused the death of De La Rosa through its employees within the scope of their employment, which was “authorized, requested, commanded, performed, or recklessly tolerated” by the corporation. ... Read more ...
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