Edgemeade of Virginia

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Current status Closed
Checked October 5, 2013
Close.gif Closed 1979

Edgemeade of Virginia was a facility for what they used to call emotional disturbed children known as at-risk teenagers today.

A number of newspaper articles mentions rape against a girl placed in the program, dangerous restraint methods, untrained employess and several other points of complaints [1]

April 1978 an article mentions the facility in relationship with a death [2]

April 1979 it was announced that the facility would be closed [3]

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References

  1. Child facility blasted by Grand Jury, The Free Lance-Star - April 4, 1978
  2. Janitor is held in nurse's death, The Free Lance-Star - April 11, 1978
  3. Edgemeade center will be closed, The Free Lance-Star - April 23, 1979