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Another inmate has died in the Duval County Jail from a medical episode. Rebecca Faircloth, 62, was arrested in 2021. She was sentenced Friday to ten years in prison for attempted murder and firearms charges. She died in jail Monday. This comes weeks after JSO announced NaphCare will provide healthcare at the jail, taking over for Armor.
JSO details why it terminated its contract with private jail healthcare provider Armor Health
This week, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announced it is terminating a $98 million contract with inmate healthcare provider Armor Health less than a year into the five-year contract. The termination letter obtained by News4JAX details the reasons why.
Sheriff announces ending of $98M contract with embattled jail healthcare provider
Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters and Mayor Donna Deegan held a news conference on Tuesday evening to announce the end of a $98 million contract with Armor Correctional Health Services, which administers healthcare to inmates at the Duval County jail.
Records confirm man did not receive heart transplant medicine in Duval County Jail. He died days later
Records from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirm a Jacksonville man did not receive any doses of an essential medication while at the Duval County Jail on a misdemeanor charge in November. After spending a weekend in jail, Dexter Barry, 54, died a few days after being released.