Another Black Woman Dies While In Police Custody
Ralkina Jones is the third African-American woman to die under questionable circumstances while in police custody in less than two weeks.
posted on Jul. 28, 2015, at 12:02 a.m.
An Ohio woman died while in police custody in the Cleveland Heights jail early on Sunday morning. Ralkina Jones, 37, was picked up after a domestic dispute in a parking lot with her ex-husband on Friday night.
According to the incident report, Jones drove to a local business and smashed the driver’s side window a Ford Expedition belonging to her ex-husband, Brandon Jones. She also attempted to smash the windshield of the vehicle. Police say that when her ex-husband came outside to the parking lot to try to stop her, Jones scratched his face and hit…
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