Unlike the previous two suicides, Friday’s death involved a federal prisoner. Tran was among 75 inmates the jail is holding for the U.S. Marshals Service. He had been in custody in Hernando since Nov. 21. Click here for full story.
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At the Hernando jail, uncertified officers do virtually the same work as their certified colleagues, only at lower salaries. Click here for full story.
The day before Patterson hanged himself with a shoelace, [Mark Ondrey] was patrolling the psychological unit where Patterson was held. Click here for full story.