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    Bland Death to Get ’Thorough Review’

    They’re throwing doubt on the official version of events. The district attorney of Waller County, Texas, where African-American woman Sandra Bland died in jail in what was originally called a suicide after an arrest for a traffic violation says the 28-year-old’s death will be investigated as deeply as if it were a murder investigation. Bland’s family — and a horde of activists seeking justice for what they suspect is yet another police killing — have cast doubt on the official record. Authorities say the case is headed to a grand jury.

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