Follow Live: Sandra Bland hearing at Texas House

Sandra Bland was found dead in her jail cell Monday July 13, 2015 in the Waller County Jail. Bland had been pulled over for a routine traffic stop and ended up spending the weekend in jail. The death was ruled a homicide.
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State Rep. Garnet F. Coleman said he scheduled a hearing today of the House Committee on County Affairs at 2 p.m.  “to get answers about the events leading up to Sandra Bland’s arrest and subsequent death” and to solicit recommendations on how to prevent similar tragedies.

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