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By Tonia Copeland
Western Nebraska Observer 

No criminal conduct found in Kimball County death

Estrada-Perez found Aug. 1 hanging in jail cell, died days later


A Kimball County grand jury which convened Nov. 9 found no criminal conduct in the death of a Minnesota man who was found hanging in his jail cell earlier this year.

Jesus Estrada-Perez was found hanging in his cell in the Kimball County jail on Aug. 1 and died days later.

On July 31, Estrada-Perez became the subject of a search of southern Kimball County when his traveling companion, Eve Connelley, reported to law enforcement that he exited their rental vehicle and had not returned after more than an hour and a half. Connelley further informed law enforcement that Estrada-Perez suffered f...

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Reader Comments

guest01 writes:

So, our state legislators, charged with protecting our democracy, choose instead to eliminate a key check and balance. Now, one investigation instead of three. Then they pretend it's not a problem by having a grand jury look at the evidence, collected by one investigation. In this case, involving a young citizen who challenges inequities found in our system. I smell a slide into totalitarianism.


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