Investigation Ahead for Iowa Center for Troubled Teens

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Midwest Academy(Courtesy: Midwest Academy)

DES MOINES, Iowa–A Keokuk center for troubled teens that has been plagued with accusations of sexual assaults, suicide attempts and improper treatment of adolescents will now be the focus of a state oversight hearing.

The House Oversight Committee plans to begin looking into Midwest Academy Wednesday at its scheduled meeting.

Numerous reports this month have detailed allegations teens faced improper punishment and suffered assaults during their stay at the facility.

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