‘I feel afraid for my life’: Jail detainees testify to COVID-19 risks

As proof that crowded conditions at the Shelby County Jail put detainees at risk of catching coronavirus, Russell Leaks brought to federal court Friday his sketch of the pod where he’s been held since December. In a space Leaks said was designed to hold 50 people, bunk beds are only two feet apart. Detainees must … Continue reading ‘I feel afraid for my life’: Jail detainees testify to COVID-19 risks