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  • Prison psychologist alleges California corrections officials hid details of inmate death

    Former prison psychologist Eric Reininga says he was fired for blowing the whistle on the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for trying to cover up the circumstances of an inmate's death. Joseph Duran, who breathed through a tube in his throat, died after officers pepper sprayed him in the face.

Former prison psychologist Eric Reininga says he was fired for blowing the whistle on the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for trying to cover up the circumstances of an inmate's death. Joseph Duran, who breathed through a tube in his throat, died after officers pepper sprayed him in the face. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Former prison psychologist Eric Reininga says he was fired for blowing the whistle on the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for trying to cover up the circumstances of an inmate's death. Joseph Duran, who breathed through a tube in his throat, died after officers pepper sprayed him in the face. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
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He blew the whistle when an inmate died. Then he was fired, and his lawsuit tossed out

July 17, 2017 11:59 AM

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