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Sonia Rodriguez and her fiancé Johnny Joe “JJ” Desilva Jr, the federal prison in Elkton, Ohio, and a letter sent from another prisoner describing conditions during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus June 18, 2020
The Bureau of Prisons was unprepared and slow to respond. Then officials took steps that helped spread the virus.
Patrick Jones became the first federal prisoner to die due to complications from COVID-19.
Coronavirus April 3, 2020
The case of Patrick Jones, the first federal prisoner to die from COVID-19, epitomizes national debates about criminal justice reform.
At FCI Oakdale, a federal prison in Oakdale, La., five prisoners have died of coronavirus.
Coronavirus April 3, 2020
Orders at Oakdale in Louisiana help explain COVID-19 spread.