Mental Health Hospital Sex Probe

North Carolina state police are investigating allegations that three employees at a mental health hospital had sex with female prisoners working there.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that three male employees at Dorothea Dix Hospital were fired Thursday as the State Bureau of Investigation looks into the allegations.

Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman Renee McCoy says an internal investigation of the sex charges continues. McCoy says officials determined the employees enabled the inmates to set up bank accounts, access e-mail and make unauthorized phone calls.

Correction Department spokesman Keith Acree says 13 inmates from the Raleigh Correctional Center for Women had been working at the hospital. All inmates have been removed from those assignments.


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  • by ~ALPHA female~ Location: O84P on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:15 PM
    Kell... I hope you know, your submission was posted just so you would look stupid. LOL ...Yea girly... BAM!
  • by Chris on Apr 17, 2009 at 10:59 AM
    Maybe you need to attend a few reading classes yourself Kell. the Inmates were WORKING at the mental hospital.. Enjoy your day!
  • by Can Read Location: NC on Apr 17, 2009 at 09:21 AM
    To Kell can't you read the story says the inmates were from the Raleigh Correctional Center. You need to understand what you read before you start Gabbing.
  • by Daniel Location: Grifton on Apr 17, 2009 at 09:05 AM
    To Kell-I think the women WERE prisoners-on work release or some such at Dorothea Dix.
  • by Dwayne Location: Greenville on Apr 17, 2009 at 08:32 AM
    Cherry/Dix. I don't believe the public knows the half. It is written, "The nation that turns away from God will be turned into hell". Look around.
  • by Kell on Apr 17, 2009 at 07:11 AM
    When someone is in a mental hospital, they are NOT prisoners. Get your facts straight and stop reporting ignorant news. Has anyone there writing the stories gone to college?
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