Southwest Key Worker Convicted As Federal Investigation Continues

Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:08pm
Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:53am
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The Southwest Key facility in Mesa.

A former employee of Southwest Key Programs has been convicted of sex crimes against migrant kids held at an Arizona facility.

On Friday, a jury found 25-year-old Levian Pacheco guilty of 10 charges after a short trial in federal court.

KJZZ’s Matthew Casey has been followed the recent allegations against workers for the Texas-based nonprofit that’s received more than a half-billion dollars in federal funding this year.

He joined The Show to discuss this ruling.

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