Rally in Charleston calls for “Justice for Jamal, Justice for All”
CNN– A rally Monday in Charleston called for police accountability in the jailhouse death of Jamal Sutherland. Sutherland was the Black man with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia who was tased by officers before being rendered unconscious and dying in January.
Dozens of people gathered outside the Charleston County Courthouse in response to Sutherland’s death. The protesters called for several demands, including the officers involved in Sutherland’s death be fired, arrested and charged in his death.