(Cleveland) - Protesters gathered in front of the Justice Center demanding action regarding 8 deaths at the Cuyahoga County Jail.
They demanded a full investigation, and want those responsible to be punished.
In 2018, U.S. Marshals issued a report calling jail conditions inhumane and unconstitutional.
Their finding contend the jail is understaffed, with a lack of access to mental health care.
The Marshals say between June and October, 7 county inmates died, with 3 taking their own lives. Fifty-five other prisoners attempted suicide.
The FBI is conducting a civil rights investigation of the jail.
On December 30, 2018, Brenden Kiekisz became with 8th inmate to die. A family attorney said that Kiekisz suffered from mental illnesses and had previously tried to commit suicide.
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