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Black and Latino youth populations in detention centers grew while white non-Latino youth decreased during the pandemic, a new survey has found.

The death of Gynnya McMillen, 16, in a Kentucky detention center earlier this year sparked anger among civil rights activists as details emerged about her passing. But officials say that the teen, who was discovered in her cell on Jan. 11, died of an irregular heartbeat and not from an altercation with the facility's staff, according to BuzzFeed.