Congressional delegates demand investigation into reports of staff abuses at Thomson prison

Lawmakers are also seeking information into the deaths of seven inmates since March 2020

A guard station towers over the largely empty $140 million state prison in Thomson. Plans call to open it further in 2009. (Alex T. Paschal/SVN)
Kathleen Schultz

Kathleen A. Schultz

Kathleen Schultz is a Sterling native with 40 years of reporting and editing experience in Arizona, California, Montana and Illinois.