518. Red Rock Canyon School
Red Rock Canyon School is a youth asylum located in St. George, Utah. In this town such places are almost located next to each other where they enjoy little oversight and have access to low-educatated cheap labor.
A number of incidents occured over the years at this facility:
- On September 13, 2001, a boy was sexually assaulted by another teenager with whom he had been housed. The Guardians Alvin and Cynthia Robertson created a lawsuit against the school
- March 2003 a girl was transported from the school to the hospital where she was pronounced death. She had been sick for some days
- In 2005 they were sued by parents of a teenager based on a claim about a sexual relationship between their son and a staff member
- In 2012 a staff member was arrest on a charge of indicent relationships with 3 boys
It cannot be fun to be there as a teenager.
- Police investigate schoolgirl’s death (Deseret News)
- Complaint Review: Red Rock Canyon School (Ripoff Report)
- Youth center employee sentenced in sex abuse case (The Spectrum)
- Red Rock Canyon School (Topix.com)