After the alleged suicide of inmate Terrell Rizer 19; while in the Valdosta-Lowndes County Jail; after being arrested and charged in the April 11, murder of Timothy McKinney; Georgia Governor Nathan Deal should issue an executive order as was done with the Quitman 10 alleged voter fraud case in Brooks County concerning this alleged suicide.
Moreover, this investigation should be conducted by an outer state agency and the other alleged suicides that has occurred in the Valdosta-Lowndes County Jail. Governor Deal should also investigate why Lowndes County is leading State of Georgia in jail deaths for whatever reasons and this investigation should be done by an outside agency!
We can only ask why South Georgia News Media failed to include
Did you know that Valdosta-Lowndes County Jail is leading the State
of Georgia in Jail Deaths for whatever reason. Yet, no one is talking
about these people many of whom are military veterans that served their
nation. So where is the humanity to man?
The war on some drugs has failed.
Locking up people for marijuana while oxycontin is legal makes no sense.
Locking up huge numbers of people for private profit at taxpayer expense
while schools are getting defunded makes even less sense.
A report by the Florida Medical Examiners Commission has concluded that
prescription drugs have outstripped illegal drugs as a cause of death.
An analysis of 168,900 autopsies conducted in Florida in 2007 found that
three times as many people were killed by legal drugs as by cocaine,
heroin and all methamphetamines put together. According to state law
enforcement officials, this is a sign of a burgeoning prescription drug