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Resource ID: #1319
Subject: Prisons
Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
Date: Jan. 16-20, 1989


The Tribune (San Diego) examines the 82 inmate deaths in county jails or hospitals since local sheriff took office in 1971; finds four inmates were killed by other inmates, but the other 78 died due to illness, medical neglect, suicide, or force at the hands of deputies; reveals some deaths involving deputies were not investigated or reported.

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