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Oregon / Relig. Camp #559303

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: David Burrington) Ecclesia, group claiming to be training organization for future Olympic athletes on farm in OR, reported responsible for child abuse and death of camper. [Ecclesia founder Eldridge BROUSSARD, Junior- comments on camp.] Broussard's daughter, Dayna, reported beaten and whipped to death last Friday night; details given, scenes shown. [Cnty. juvenile department spokesperson Don. WELCH - comments on beating.] Adults charged with beating death of Dayna Broussard shown; Eldridge Broussard's view of discipline recalled. [Camper's GRANDMOTHER -says her daughter was aware of severe punishments inflicted upon children.] [NEIGHBOR - says last year he saw children standing at attention for hrs.] Cnty. officials reported asserting that children will remain in protective custody.

Brokaw, Tom;
Burrington, David

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