Chillicothe Correctional Center

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see also the Chillicothe Correctional Institution, Ohio
Chillicothe Correctional Center
Location3151 Litton Road
Chillicothe, Missouri
Security class(Minimum, Medium, Maximum)
Population2707 (as of July 1, 2019[1])
Managed byMissouri Department of Corrections
DirectorChris McBee

The Chillicothe Correctional Center is a state prison for women in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, owned and operated by the Missouri Department of Corrections. The $120 million facility opened in late 2008, and with a capacity of 1740 inmates at a mix of security levels.[2]

The previous prison, in downtown Chillicothe at 1500 Third Street, had been established in 1888 as the Chillicothe Industrial Home for Girls.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the prison reported 252 positive cases among inmates and 27 among staff.[3]

Notable inmates[edit]

  • Alyssa Bustamante - Pled guilty to 2nd degree murder and Armed Criminal Action of the murder of nine year old Elizabeth Olten in 2009. A few weeks later, she was sentenced to life imprisonment with the possibility of conditional release, and a consecutive sentence of 30 years. [6]


  1. ^ › cci Chillicothe Correctional Institution - ODRC
  2. ^ Ripley, Catherine Stortz (29 September 2008). "Prison Put on Display". Chillicothe News. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  3. ^ Salter, Jim (2020-09-04). "Cumulative number of infected Missouri prisoners nears 1,000". Associated Press. Retrieved 2020-09-22.
  4. ^ Robert Patrick (August 13, 2019). "Pamela Hupp arrives at state prison to begin serving life without parole". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Lee Enterprises. Retrieved September 4, 2020.
  5. ^ Nolasco, Stephanie (6 November 2018). "Gypsy Rose Blanchard's father says murdered mom Dee Dee 'asked for what she got,' speaks out on shocking abuse in doc". Fox News.
  6. ^ Dowell, Liz (12 November 2022). "Parole status of admitted thrill killer Alyssa Bustamante". FOX 2. Retrieved January 6, 2023.

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Coordinates: 39°49′56″N 93°32′21″W / 39.832218°N 93.539075°W / 39.832218; -93.539075