After two inmate suicides, Jackson County sheriff speaks out

Two inmates committed suicide within a little over a week at the Jackson County jail, the sheriff says. Jail officials are taking a look at procedures to see if any changes need to be made.
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Two inmates committed suicide within a little over a week at the Jackson County jail, the sheriff says. Jail officials are taking a look at procedures to see if any changes need to be made.

Robin Fitzgerald covers real-time news, such as crime, public safety and trending stories. In nearly 40 years as a journalist, her highest honors include investigative awards for covering the aftermath of the fatal beating of a Harrison County jail inmate in 2006 and related civil rights violations. She is a Troy University graduate.