Thursday December 19th, 2013 informationliberation.com
Twenty-Six Deaths in a County Jail (Courthouse News Service)
LAFAYETTE, La. (CN) - Twenty-six people have died in Louisiana's Lafayette Parish jail since 2000 - one death every six months, the latest being a man who spent 16 days in solitary on a misdemeanor for which he never was booked, his family claims in Federal Court.