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Inmate found dead at Al Cannon Detention Center

Posted in Jail Misconduct on January 07, 2021

An investigation is underway after an inmate was found dead at Al Cannon Detention Center. The inmate was brought into the facility on Monday. By 10:00 am Tuesday, they were dead. Two detention deputies have been placed on leave with pay following the incident.

See coverage from WCBD.

Prisons and jails are required to provide the people incarcerated within them a basic level of safety. When they fail to do so, there could be some level of jail misconduct at play.