An Arizona Prison Whistleblower Was Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

Mar 12, 2020 - 4:02

In April 2019, Arizona correctional sergeant Gabriela Contreras risked her job to reveal the corruption and unsafe conditions at a jail facility. Less than a year later, the whistleblower was found dead in an apparent suicide. 

Contreras leaked surveillance videos and revealed corruption in Arizona’s prison system. Her actions led to investigations and eventual reforms in the department of corrections. She was suspended for a week for downloading the videos, ABC News reported.


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