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GEO Group subject of lawsuit in prisoner death at Central Texas Detention Center

The GEO Group and Warden James Copeland are the subject of a recent laws

uit after the December 29, 2011 death of Darrell Clayton Delany at company's Central Texas Detention Center in San Antonio.  

According to the petition (attached) filed in the 37th District Court, Delany suffered "suffered severe trauma, extreme physical injuries, extreme pain and suffering, and death" at the facility.  The suit further claims that his death was caused by "specific breaches of duty by defendants GEO, and Copeland, and as a result of direction given by GEO's corporate officers which include grossly inhuman treatment, abuse, neglect, illegal and malicious conditions of confinement, and subsequent cover up of wrongdoing."

We'll keep you posted on developments with this case.

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