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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff Benston still won't talk about issues inside Bladen County Jail
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 5:25pm.

videoFor months we've tried speaking with Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston several times since first looking into problems at the county jail. In November, he referred us to County Attorney Leslie Johnson. So we sent Johnson a long list of questions and concerns about the jail in November, December, January and now February. Today we got some answers. Sort of.

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Bladen County leaders won't talk about issues inside jail
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 5:45pm.

videoEver since Linda Edwards, 44, hanged herself in the Bladen County Jail last week, we've heard several reports of poor conditions inside the jail. So today WWAY went back to bladen county looking for answers.

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Bladen county attorney: SBI won't be called to investigate jail beating case
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:36pm.

video Bladen county commissioners met for the first time Monday night since an inmate was beaten in the county jail. Commissioners said the recent case of violence would not be added to the agenda but would be discussed in a private session.

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