News Articles on Terrell State Hospital

Name of Hospital: Terrell State Hospital

Location: Terrell, TX, USA


American-Statesman, “Questionable investigations, little oversight in state hospital deaths,” April 2013: Story highlights the case of a 62-year-old bipolar woman who died in restraints, and lack of investigations into state hospital deaths.

American-Statesman, “JUST IN: Lawsuit alleges state hospital employees abused patients,” March 2018: “[A former employee] ‘witnessed a coworker physically choke and slam a patient to the ground’ before another coworker told him not to report it; a patient with two black eyes and ‘covered in bruises’ told Vestal a staff member had assaulted him; and Vestal noticed that a minor at the hospital had choke and scratch marks on his neck.”


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