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June 14, 1998 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the day he died, Nicholaus Contreraz was awakened at 6:30 a.m. He had been sleeping on a mattress positioned halfway in the bathroom of Barracks 31. Staff at the Arizona Boys Ranch had placed the 16-year-old Sacramento youth on Yellow Shirt status for, among other reasons, persistently defecating and urinating on himself. They wanted him to be near the toilet.
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August 4, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Preliminary autopsy findings say the death of a 14-year-old boy at a boot camp for troubled youth last month was an accident, according to the Maricopa County medical examiner's office. Anthony Haynes died of complications of a near-drowning, according to medical examiner's records read over the phone to Associated Press by a receptionist at the examiner's office. The boy was participating in a "tough love" boot camp near Buckeye, west of Phoenix, when he died July 1.
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October 8, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The Arizona Department of Economic Security reached agreement with the Arizona Boys Ranch, allowing the troubled juvenile-offender rehabilitation program to continue operating in exchange for significant changes. Nicholaus Contreraz, 16, of Sacramento died under its care March 2, and a Pinal County grand jury has indicted five former Boys Ranch workers on child abuse and manslaughter charges.
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October 8, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The Arizona Department of Economic Security reached agreement with the Arizona Boys Ranch, allowing the troubled juvenile-offender rehabilitation program to continue operating in exchange for significant changes. Nicholaus Contreraz, 16, of Sacramento died under its care March 2, and a Pinal County grand jury has indicted five former Boys Ranch workers on child abuse and manslaughter charges.
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July 1, 1998 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Arizona Department of Economic Security on Tuesday announced it would temporarily extend the operating license of the Arizona Boys Ranch pending the completion of at least two inquiries into the March 2 death there of a 16-year-old Sacramento boy, as well as investigations of new child abuse allegations.
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August 4, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Preliminary autopsy findings say the death of a 14-year-old boy at a boot camp for troubled youth last month was an accident, according to the Maricopa County medical examiner's office. Anthony Haynes died of complications of a near-drowning, according to medical examiner's records read over the phone to Associated Press by a receptionist at the examiner's office. The boy was participating in a "tough love" boot camp near Buckeye, west of Phoenix, when he died July 1.
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July 8, 1998 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Concluding that a Sacramento boy was physically abused and medically neglected before his death at Arizona Boys Ranch in March, California officials said Tuesday they would withdraw all federal and state funding to counties choosing to send juvenile offenders to the facility.
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July 8, 1998 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Concluding that a Sacramento boy was physically abused and medically neglected before his death at Arizona Boys Ranch in March, California officials said Tuesday they would withdraw all federal and state funding to counties choosing to send juvenile offenders to the facility.
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July 1, 1998 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Arizona Department of Economic Security on Tuesday announced it would temporarily extend the operating license of the Arizona Boys Ranch pending the completion of at least two inquiries into the March 2 death there of a 16-year-old Sacramento boy, as well as investigations of new child abuse allegations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 14, 1998 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the day he died, Nicholaus Contreraz was awakened at 6:30 a.m. He had been sleeping on a mattress positioned halfway in the bathroom of Barracks 31. Staff at the Arizona Boys Ranch had placed the 16-year-old Sacramento youth on Yellow Shirt status for, among other reasons, persistently defecating and urinating on himself. They wanted him to be near the toilet.
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