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Civil Rights – Juvenile Escapee – Social Services Custody (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court dismisses a civil rights suit against defendant local social services agency and its employees that arises from the death of a 15-year-old girl placed by the agency in a private facility in Richmond, from which the girl escaped, to be fatally electrocuted at a nearby substation. Plaintiff estate’s allegation of the ...