Report: Burlington County Jail Not Responsible for Inmate's Death

Robert Taylor, 75, died after 10 days in jail last year.

The Burlington County Jail is not responsible for the death of an inmate who was reportedly neglected while incarcerated, the Burlington County Times reports.

Robert Taylor, 75, died after 10 days in prison last year, and the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office has determined he died of natural causes, according to the report.

Amnesty International raised concerns after another inmate claimed jail staff purposefully neglected Taylor, resulting in his death, according to the report. Taylor was in jail on a contempt of court charge after he was charged with a disorderly persons offense in Riverside.

For the full report, visit burlingtoncountytimes.com.


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