Correctional Reception Center

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Correctional Reception Center
Correctional Reception Center (Orient, Ohio).jpg
Location11271 Ohio 762
Orient, Ohio
Security classmixed
Managed byOhio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Correctional Reception Center is a state prison for men located in Orient, Pickaway County, Ohio, opened in 1987, owned and operated by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.[1]

The facility holds a maximum of 1500 inmates at various security levels. The prison is immediately adjacent to the state's Pickaway Correctional Institution.

Ariel Castro committed suicide while incarcerated at the facility in September 2013.[2]


  1. ^ "Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Correctional Reception Center". Correctional Reception Center. Archived from the original on 6 September 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  2. ^ Woods, Jim (September 4, 2013). "Ariel Castro dies in apparent suicide". The Columbus Dispatch. Archived from the original on September 6, 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2019.

Coordinates: 39°48′00″N 83°08′57″W / 39.800088°N 83.149139°W / 39.800088; -83.149139