DOJ asked to investigate deaths of 2 inmates at Rockdale County Jail

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Human and civil rights groups have asked the Department of Justice to investigate the deaths of two inmates who died inside the Rockdale County Jail.

Shali Tilson was found dead in March of last year reportedly from complications related to severe dehydration.

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Then in May, Jamie Henry was found dead in her cell, just 48 hours after her arrest.

Their families and attorneys held a news conference Friday afternoon about their request to the DOJ.

They say they prepared more than 100 pages of evidence supporting the request.

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