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Accused killers straining budget
The majority of the $110,000 will go for the juveniles in that one case said Finance Department director Linda Hillis
The cost to house four juveniles accused of murder continues to soar.Warren County’s juvenile account fund, which usually contains $50,000 annually and has been more than sufficient in the past to cover the cost of housing underage offenders, has been maxed out and an additional $60,000 is needed to bring the total to $110,000.“We are having to transfer $60,000 into the juvenile detention fund,” said county Finance Department director Linda Hillis. “We’ll be about $60,000 over by the end of this fiscal year in June. I think that will be enough to cover us until then.