COVID-19 jail lawsuit dismissed after both sides reach settlement

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 13, 2021 7:48 PM CT

Lawsuit alleged Shelby County failed to address the spread of the coronavirus, putting medically vulnerable and disabled detainees at risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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