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Fri May 28, 2021, 07:21 PM

Harris County,Texas, sheriff fires 11 employees, suspends 6 others, after Feb. death of a Black man [View all]

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Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez fired 11 employees and put six more on unpaid suspension in connection to the in-custody death of a Black man in February, Gonzalez announced Friday.

Gonzalez said Jaquaree Simmons, 23, was found unresponsive in his cell February 17 after detention officers used force on him.

"I have fired 11 employees for various serious policy violations. During a natural disaster we expect, I expect, to see the very best in our employees," Gonzalez said during a Friday afternoon news conference.

Simmons died at the time of the ice storm that month that caused widespread power outages, including at the jail.



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