Jail cell photos, autopsy show ‘intolerable treatment,’ lawyer says

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 01, 2024 3:49 PM CT | Published: March 01, 2024 11:30 AM CT

New images of Shelby County Jail cells show “inhumane” conditions, according to national civil rights attorney Ben Crump. He represents the family of Ramon McGhee, whose death was ruled a homicide.


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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