Sandra Bland was stopped by Texas police for failing to signal a lane change, thrown to the ground and held in a chokehold by multiple officers while she questioned why they were being so rough.
Three days later, Sandra Bland was found dead in a Waller County, Texas cell.
Authorities claim it was suicide, but her friends and relatives say it was foul play. They point to the fact that in 2012, another inmate was found hanging in the same jail after being charged with assaulting an officer, marijuana possession, and evading arrest with a vehicle.
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