Video shows Ghraib-like torture by sheriffs lead to man’s death, say groups, family

by | Jul 29, 2006 | Stress Blog | 3 comments

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On Feb. 6, 2006, Jessie Lee Williams, Jr., a 40-year-old black man in a Southern Mississippi jail, was allegedly hooded and hog-tied by police, beaten about the head and testicles and ultimately died from blunt injuries to the head.

The coroner determined the death was a homicide. The local sheriff indicated law enforcement agencies were investigating and that the individual targeted by the investigation is

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