People are still reeling from the death of Sandra Bland and how exactly she died, and now there is another African American woman dealing with the same fate.
Ralkina Jones, who was 37 was found this weekend dead in her Cleveland jail cell. Jones was arrested on Friday for a dispute with her husband at his workplace a local news station reported. She was taken to Cleveland Heights jail and found dead in her cell on Sunday. Details surrounding her death are still scarce as of now but the autopsy turned up “no suspicious injuries” on her body according to the Huffington Post. Her cause of death has not been released to the public as of now.
A reporter for Cleveland’s Action 19 News spoke with Jones’ family, and the police have not updated them on her death. The family says Jones had a medical condition in which she needed to take medication, and despite bringing the meds to the jail they were not administered. Stay tuned for more details as they come in.