201 Poplar fire injures inmates, highlights old facility and staff issues

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 04, 2024 8:33 PM CT | Published: May 04, 2024 2:48 PM CT

Four inmates at the Shelby County Jail were noncritically injured just before 10 p.m. Friday night after objects were set on fire and thrown in a housing unit.


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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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