On October 7, in Huntsville, Alabama, 29-year-old Christina Nance was found dead inside a Huntsville Police Department van. The Huntsville Police Department said she got in on her own, and they have the surveillance footage to prove it.
Five officers were fired on Monday in the wake of William Harvey's death after he was found unconscious with injuries to his neck caused by a pair of Harvey’s shoelaces on April 2.
Sutherland's family attended a demonstration on Wednesday, calling for the arrest of the North Charleston detention center deputies who were fired over his January in-custody death. The demonstration followed a $10M settlement unanimously approved by Charleston city council members.
The firing of seven detention officers involved in the in-custody death of Marvin Scott III is seen as "a good first step," but they were neither charged nor arrested for their roles at the Collin County jail in McKinney, Texas.
The recent in-custody death of Brittany Kittrell in North Carolina has prompted more questions than answers and reignited the debate around cash bail and the deadly effect it can have on suspects.
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