‘Tentative resolution’ reached in case alleging improper COVID practices at Shelby County Jail

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 23, 2020 4:29 PM CT | Published: December 23, 2020 2:38 PM CT

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday, Dec. 23, it has reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit alleging failure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the Shelby County Jail. 


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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 

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