State hospitals are often a last resort for the mentally ill and we trust patients will be protected, but one Austin mother worries patients are being preyed upon inside them and wonders whether anyone is paying attention.
Angela McKay is fighting for justice for her 32-year-old mentally disabled daughter, Anisha. She said Anisha's outcry of rape while a patient at the Austin State Hospital has fallen on deaf ears. The KVUE Defenders have been digging into Anisha's case and found records that suggest there may be thousands in Texas just like her. This is her story.