U.S. government failed to properly count deaths of people in prisons and jails, Senate report says

Two witnesses who testified Tuesday lost family members who died in custody before they had been convicted of a crime

By: - September 21, 2022 4:00 am

“What the United States is allowing to happen on our watch in prisons, jails and detention centers nationwide is a moral disgrace,” said Georgia Sen. Jon Osoff at Tuesday's hearing. (Photo by Andy Sacks / Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.