Keri Blakinger, The Marshall Project

Keri Blakinger is a staff writer whose work has focused on prisons and prosecutors. She previously covered criminal justice for Houston Chronicle, and her work has appeared in the Washington Post Magazine, VICE, the New York Daily News and NBC News. She is the organization's first formerly incarcerated reporter and is currently working on a memoir to be published with St. Martin's Press. She hates the cold and is based in Houston.
Criminal Justice

How Long Can You Hide a Dead Body in a Prison Cell?

Mental health problems and short staffing plague a Texas lockup in COVID lockdown.

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