Former Guard Falsified Jail Logs Before Sandra Bland’s Death

A former Waller County Jail guard named Rafael Zuniga told the lawyer of Geneva Reed-Veal, Sandra Bland’s mother, that he falsified entries on a jail log, indicating that he had checked on Bland in the hour before she was found dead when in fact he hadn’t, according to the Houston Chronicle.

A source told the Chronicle that special prosecutors were aware of the falsified records, and a grand jury still failed to indict.

An attorney for Waller County says the guard’s admission was “a small portion of that testimony” taken out of context.

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The information has surfaced in the course of a wrongful death suit Reed-Veal launched against the county.


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