The Milwaukee Sentinel, April 22, 1952

Colorado Warden in Flogging Count

Denver, April 21 Warden Rory best of Colorado penitentiary was indicted by a federal grand jury Monday
in connection with the flogging of six convicts at the prison last July, following a riot.

The jury also the indicted former Deputy Warden Orann Doolin, and seven prison guards.

Best and the others were indicted on seven counts each. The indictments accuse the prison officials for
violating the civil rights convicts who were beaten with heavy strap wielded by best and the guards.