Blackwater River Correctional Facility

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Blackwater River Correctional Facility
Location5914 Jeff Ates Road
Milton, Florida
Managed byGEO Group

The Blackwater River Correctional Facility is a private state prison for men located in Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida, which was opened in 2010 by the GEO Group under contract with the Florida Department of Corrections.[1] This facility houses about 2,000 inmates at a variety of security levels.[2]

Notable inmates[edit]

  • Sky Bouche,[3] sentenced to 30 years for the Forest High School shooting that injured only one student by shooting through the door.[4]
  • Anthony Todt, Todt Family Murders sentenced to life for the murders of his wife, three young children, and the family dog Breezy, in December 2019.


  1. ^ "Blackwater River Correctional Institution". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Blackwater River Correctional Facility". GEO Group. Archived from the original on 26 July 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Man who shot a student at Forest High School sentenced to 30 years in prison". October 22, 2021. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
  4. ^ "According to Florida Department of Corrections, Sky Bouche received a sentence of 30 years. His 30-year sentence for possession of a firearm at school, 15-year sentence for possession of an illegal weapon, 5-year sentence for carrying a concealed firearm, and 5-year sentence for battery on law enforcement run concurrently with the 30-year sentence for armed burglary". October 22, 2021. Retrieved October 22, 2021.

Coordinates: 30°38′45″N 86°57′04″W / 30.645804°N 86.951020°W / 30.645804; -86.951020