Second inmate death lawsuit filed against Bonner, chief jailer and county

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 20, 2023 5:54 AM CT | Published: November 19, 2023 6:10 PM CT

The lawsuit filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee alleges the Shelby County jail is understaffed, poorly supervised and holds inmates longer than necessary.


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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.

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