Wakeshia Wilson was found dead in her Los Angeles jail cell. Her loved ones do NOT believe it was suicide.
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Wakeisha Wilson’s Family Challenges LAPD Over Her Questionable Death (Video)

Wakeisha Wilson died in 2016 in police custody. Initially, her death was ruled as suicide. Her family and the Black Lives Matter Los Angeles members rejected Wilson had committed suicide while in custody. A meeting at the LAPD turned ugly when Wilson’s aunt threw her cremated ashes at the Police Chief, so she can “stay Read More…

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Sandra Bland’s Death Video: More Questions Than Answers [Watch]

#SayHerName: Sandra Bland hung herself while in police custody. Three years later, her family is questioning the circumstances surrounding her death in an exclusive clip from the upcoming HBO documentary, Say Her Name: The Death and Life of Sandra Bland. About the Video Footage: Sandra Bland Dead in Her Jail Cell The Bland family took Read More…

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Texas Executes Suitcase Killer Rosendo Rodriguez Minutes After Supreme Court Rejects His Appeal

The state of Texas does not waste any time in executing condemned criminals. It has executed its fourth this year and the seventh in the entire United States. The state executed Rosendo Rodriguez III on Tuesday after confessing to killing and sexually molesting several women in the Lubbock area, Time reported. Known as the “suitcase Read More…

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How Much Longer Will Charles Manson’s Body Remain on Ice?

It has been quite a while now after Charles Manson died. His body lies in one of the morgues in California. No one can identify the body except two staffers in the coroner’s office. Charles Manson’s corpse is under a fake name in the morgue. There are still court fights between family and close friends Read More…

Female Hawaiian inmate Jessica Fortson is not rare. Prison and jail suicides are an epidemic in the US.
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Were Hawaii Correctional Facility Deaths Actually Prison Suicides?

Hawaii ruled that the 10 prison inmates who died in correctional facilities since 2015 committed suicide. But prison advocates say this may not be the entire truth. State lawmakers have also questioned the circumstances surrounding the prison deaths. Ashley Gray is the last Hawaiian inmate whose death was ruled a suicide. Kat Brady, coordinator of Read More…

These are the inmates charged in the deadly attacks at Pasquotank Correctional Institution. From left to right: Jonathan Monk, Seth Frazier, Wisezah Buckman and Mikel Brady. N.C. DPS
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North Carolina’s Prisons May Never Release Info about Prison Killings

The Office of Special Investigations, a unit of North Carolina’s Department of Public Safety, stated it may not reveal details of what transpired in the deaths of five prison staff. The Department of Public Safety oversees and manages state prisons in North Carolina. It is headed by Secretary Erik Hooks. In April, prison guard Sgt. Read More…

Prison Suicide: Richard Tavera pictured with two kids in a family photo.
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Facts to Consider: Why Is Suicide On the Rise Among Georgia Prison Inmates?

Why is there such a spike in suicide rates in Georgia prisons? And why are many inmates in solitary confinements killing themselves? Georgia Prison Suicides Surpasses National Average As at November 9th, 13 inmates in Georgian state prisons had committed suicide in 2017 alone. One of them was on death row and two others were Read More…

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Cult Murderer Charles Manson’s Cause of Death Finally Released

Cult murderer Charles Manson’s death certificate has finally been released. It seems he and CDCR knew he was dying long before that final day arrived. Charlie Manson’s causes of death are listed as: Acute cardiac arrest Colon cancer Respiratory failure Further investigations revealed Charles Manson weighed only 127 pounds at the time of his death Read More…