Martin Lee Anderson c. January 15, — January 6, was a year-old from Florida who died while incarcerated at a boot camp -style youth detention center , the Bay County Boot Camp,  located in Panama City, Florida , and operated by the Bay County Sheriff's Office. A gang of seven guards and one nurse coerced him to continue his run by beating him until he went limp; they then drugged him with ammonia tablets. He returned to the track, collapsed and died a short while later. A minute portion of the surveillance video depicting the coercion was made public. The teenager's death resulted in of racially motivated killing, in part in response to an official videotape that showed the guards using physical coercion.
Teen Boot Camp Death
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Perhaps you have seen one of those daytime TV talk shows that use juvenile boot camps as a ratings-building mix of education and entertainment. Moody, insolent kids snarl and murmur curse words at tearful, frustrated moms who say they "just can't do anything with" the little brats anymore. The sober-faced talk-show host tries to talk to the kids without getting bitten. An outraged, hungry-for-blood audience chants, "Send them to boot camp! On cue, from behind the curtain pops the hero of the day, a drill sergeant. The kids are force-marched offstage and presumably onto a bus that will take them, as the prison boss said in "Cool Hand Luke," to "get their minds right. Only he's not a regular drill sergeant.
Boot Camps for Troubled Teens
It's not uncommon for a parent to begin questioning options for a misbehaving teenager. Whether a teen is running away or refusing to attend school, many parents begin to think a military-style boot camp might be the only option they have left to straighten their teen out. Many parents turn to teen boot camps as a way to try and save their teen from incarceration, substance abuse problems, gangs, or even death. When you're desperate, boot camps can sound like a tempting option. But before sending your teenager to a boot camp, educate yourself about the resources and services available.
A murder case in China, in which a teenager reportedly tied up and killed her mother after being sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, has sparked shock across the country. The teenager, from the northern province of Heilongjiang, had "tied the victim up in a chair until she died" on 16 September, local police say, without giving further details about the death. The year-old, identified in media reports by a psuedonym, Chen Xin, has handed herself in to the police. Local media say Chen Xin had been sent to an academy in Shandong, more than 1, km miles from her home, that specialised in "treating addictions and rebellious youths" - and which had a particular reputation for treating internet addictions.