Melvin C. Woods Jr.
The deaths of two police detainees have been ruled suicides, but several local attorneys and activists are calling them suspicious and saying they invoke the memory of disgraced police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is acknowledging there were “issues” with the cameras inside the Calumet District police lockup on the city’s Far South Side, where two inmates hanged themselves within four days.
A 62-year-old man was found hanged with his underwear early Sunday in a Chicago Police lockup.