Inmate Death Rate Jumps in Reno, Nevada Jail

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The death rate at Reno's Washoe County jail has climbed precipitously since Sheriff Chuck Allen took office in 2015, reports the Reno Gazette-Journal.  Only 10 inmates died between 2007 and 2014, all but two from natural causes. In the two years since Allen took office, 13 inmates have died in custody.  The jail has seen its . . .

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