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BP: Calling for change: Families of deceased inmates protest at Beltrami County Jail


September 14, 2018

BEMIDJI -- It was a cross between a candlelight vigil and a protest demanding change.

A small demonstration gathered outside the Beltrami County Jail on Thursday evening, bringing attention to the three deaths that have occured at the facility in the past few years. The families of Tony May Jr., who died in the jail in August 2016, and Hardel Sherrell, who died earlier this month, coordinated the event.


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