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First death at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla as COVID-19 cases surge

Emma Fletcher-Frazer and Sean Gannon November 25, 2020

COVID-19 cases have spiked at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla in the past two weeks. The penitentiary has 117 active cases among the incarcerated population as of Tuesday, Nov. 24, according...

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