Victims - 1970s

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Lost during program

Name Age Program Date Cause of death (If investigated or published at all)
Lorene Larhette 17 Northwest Outward Bound School September 1971 Froze to death along Joyce Howden [1]
Joy Evans 17 Forest Haven Asylum 1976 Choked to death after being forced fed lying down [2]
Jonathan S. Lenoff ? Grove School 1979 Died as result of a fire in the Lodge building [3]
Peter Cooper ? Grove School 1979 Died as result of a fire in the Lodge building [3]

Lost after leaving the program

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Missing in action

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  1. Survival test ends in tragedy, Rome News Courier, September 8, 1971
  2. leak House : As patients died one by one, a Washington D.C. home for the mentally retarded became one of the nation's most deadly institutions. Eventually, Forest Haven was closed, but questions linger about how the nation cares for those entrusted to its protection., LA Times</br>Abandoned home for the abandoned - Forest Haven, Something-Interesting
    Parents Continue Forest Haven Crusade, By Karlyn Barker, The Washington Post, March 23 2006
  3. 3,0 3,1 Grove School (Connecticut), Wikipedia