Women With Mental, Addiction Problems a TX Jail Issue

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At least 10 of the 86 Texas female jail fatalities since 2011 were attributed to overdoses. At least another 10 women died from addiction-related problems that the state failed to track, finds a Dallas Morning News review of the cases, autopsies and medical records. Many of those drug-linked deaths were attributed to “natural causes.” A few were called accidents or suicides . . .

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