Family Of Woman Who Died In LAPD Custody Hold Rally 1 Year Later
Family of woman who died in LAPD custody hold rally 1 year later
LOS ANGELES (KABC) —
An emotional mother is still trying to understand how her daughter died in police custody on the 1-year anniversary of her death.Wakiesha Wilson, 36, was arrested for punching a fellow patient at a downtown hospital. She was held at the Los Angeles Police Metropolitan Detention Center. Her family said they spoke to Wilson several times while she was in jail.
But Wilson never showed up for her scheduled court appearance days later. Her mother, not told about her daughter’s death, was directed to contact the coroner’s office.”They didn’t want to tell me. I called every …