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

By: - September 20, 2022 10:55 am
An empty jail cell in a traditional prison is seen in this photo. (Photo by Andy Sacks/Getty Images)

An empty jail cell in a traditional prison is seen in this photo. The Department of Justice did not properly count nearly 1,000 deaths of incarcerated people in jails and prisons, according to a bipartisan report released Tuesday by a U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee. (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.

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