10 juvenile offenders now in area of Louisiana adult prison


Ten young offenders from a suburban New Orleans juvenile latke plagued by violence and escapes have been transferred to the state's main adult prison I Norman hall the tint young offenders were moved from the British city center for youth to the Louisiana state penitentiary at Angola a sprawling remote maximum security prison farm north of Baton Rouge the temporary move was allowed by federal judge over the objections of criminal justice advocates and the young inmates families Each dean will have his own sale and be segregated from the adult population They will be moved back to a youth facility after renovations are completed Governor John Bel Edwards and correction officials announced the transfer of plan in July amid growing pressure from elected officials concerned about escapes I Norman hall

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