Should this 11year old boy be kept in jail or moved to a juvenile detention center?

PITTSBURGH – A jail warden said Sunday he will ask a judge to move an 11-year-old boy accused of killing his father's pregnant girlfriend from an adult lockup to a juvenile detention center because the jail cannot accommodate the boy. Houk was eight months pregnant with the child of Brown's father and... show more PITTSBURGH – A jail warden said Sunday he will ask a judge to move an 11-year-old boy accused of killing his father's pregnant girlfriend from an adult lockup to a juvenile detention center because the jail cannot accommodate the boy.

Houk was eight months pregnant with the child of Brown's father and also had two daughters, ages 4 and 7, who lived together in the rural home where authorities said she was slain as she lay in bed Friday.

The boy was being held in one of four 10-by-8-foot cells in the jail's booking area, where officials check on him every 15 minutes.

The boy cannot receive visitors — except for his attorney — because doing so would require him to mingle with adult inmates. Even something as simple as letting the boy shower would require locking down a cellblock, most of which hold up to 63 inmates, Adamo said.

Elisco said jail officials couldn't even find clothes to fit the 4-foot-8-inch boy. "They put a shirt on him; he's swimming in it, and his pants are cuffed up about 10 times," he said.

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Update: Bear: Hes 11years old.
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