Mentally ill Indiana inmates could move to new facility
LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- All of the Indiana prison system's seriously mentally ill inmates could be moved by January to a central location designed for their care.
Indiana's Department of Corrections says those inmates would move to a new treatment center at a prison in Pendleton.
A federal judge ruled this past December that simply locking up mentally ill prisoners without adequate treatment violated their constitutional rights against cruel and unusual punishment.
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