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  • Video: Parents want answers after son dies in Sacramento County jail

    Jewell Mahdi and Edward Currie Sr. say authorities have told them little about how their son Edward Currie Jr. died at the Sacramento County Main Jail on the night of February 20, 2016. Currie Jr. was arrested Saturday night in north Sacramento on suspicion of drug possession.

Jewell Mahdi and Edward Currie Sr. say authorities have told them little about how their son Edward Currie Jr. died at the Sacramento County Main Jail on the night of February 20, 2016. Currie Jr. was arrested Saturday night in north Sacramento on suspicion of drug possession. Brenna Lyles The Sacramento Bee
Jewell Mahdi and Edward Currie Sr. say authorities have told them little about how their son Edward Currie Jr. died at the Sacramento County Main Jail on the night of February 20, 2016. Currie Jr. was arrested Saturday night in north Sacramento on suspicion of drug possession. Brenna Lyles The Sacramento Bee
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Relatives demand to know how 31-year-old man died in Sacramento jail

February 21, 2016 10:47 AM

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