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Questions Surround Inmate Death at the RCDC

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Questions surround the death of an inmate at the Reeves County Detention Center.

Now, the Texas Rangers are investigating.

Family members tell NewsWest 9 that Jose Cardenas died earlier this month at the prison in Pecos.

It was ruled a suicide, but the family questions that pointing out Cardenas was about to be released in a few months.

The death of another inmate last year touched off the first of two costly riots at the prison which are still under investigation. 

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