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Resource ID: #17068
Subject: Police
Source: Riverfront Times (St. Louis)
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Date: November 22 - 28

Description

After Martina Paulin was arrested for drunken driving on October 3, 2000, her friends believed the 5'7'' 120 pound woman was tough enough to take care of herself behind bars for the few hours they needed to raise bail. Over an hour after posting bail later that night Martina's friends were told she was dead. With police officer accounts varying and no clear answer forthcoming Martina's family and friends are trying to uncover what truly happen in jail that night.

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