Inmate Deaths Under New Sheriff

Number 1319
Subject Prisons
Source San Diego Union-Tribune
Year 1989
Publication Date Jan. 16-20, 1989
Summary 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.
Keywords CA; Keene; Hasmeyer; inmates; county jail; hospitals; sheriff
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