Woman who complained of roaches, bird droppings at Santa Rita Jail dies of possible drug overdose

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Woman who complained of roaches, bird droppings at Santa Rita Jail dies of possible drug overdose

Published by KTVU

DUBLIN, Calif – EDITOR’S NOTE: The National Lawyers Guild wrote the Alameda County Board of Supervisors on May 28, 2021, identifying the woman as Lee Esther Anderson. See full letter below. 

A woman who had written a blog complaining of conditions at Santa Rita Jail has died in custody, possibly of a drug overdose; she marks the third death at the Dublin facility this year and the 51st person to die there since 2014, according to data collected by KTVU. Read Full Article