Texas Woman, 61, Dies in Jail After Sitting There for Months over $300 Bail Order

Debtors Prisons…..

Janice Dotson-Stephens, 61, died in jail on Friday after living there for months because nobody paid $30 to a bondsman to cover her bail. Dotson-Stephens was arrested in Bexar County, Texas, in July for criminal trespassing, a misdemeanor.

Source: Texas Woman, 61, Dies in Jail After Sitting There for Months over $300 Bail Order

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