Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

New Estancia Prison Warden Hospitalized.

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

The new warden of the Torrance County Detention Facility in Estancia was hospitalized with a brain tumor Saturday in Texas, a Corrections Corporation of America spokeswoman said Monday.

Warden Rick Hudson, 44, arrived at the Estancia prison Dec. 4 to replace former warden Donald Dorsey, who was fired Nov. 29.

After two weeks, Hudson was just getting to know the staff and inmates in Estancia. His family was still in Oklahoma, where he had previously worked at another CCA prison.

On Saturday, Hudson was in Oklahoma visiting his family. It was there that he got a headache and went to an Oklahoma hospital, CCA spokeswoman Susan Hart said from company headquarters in Nashville on Monday. …

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