Death in Jail

Number 22297
Subject Criminal Justice System
Source Times-Dispatch (Richmond, Va.)
State VA
Year 2005
Publication Date June 2-24
Summary This series explores some of the issues around the beating death of an inmate in the Richmond City Jail. There were broken locks on some cells where dangerous or vulnerable prisoners were housed - a condition that was known for a long time but never remedied.
Category
Pages 17
Keywords city jails;police negligence;mental health;jail overcrowding
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