Some questions are being raised about why deaths of some inmates in Alaska prisons are not properly or thoroughly explained.
In one case, an Alaskan woman lost her daughter. She got a call explaining that her daughter had died in a cell at the Anchorage Jail, only 32 hours after being booked.
Eight years later, after a wrongful death lawsuit and $50,000 settlement, the mother still doesn’t know how her daughter died, whether she suffered, or if jail employees tried to help her. [Read more…]