Man Dies in Rockdale Jail Cell After Days of Torture and No Water

In March, 2019, a bipolar, schizophrenic 22 year-old man named Shali Tilson was booked in a Rhode Island jail on a misdemeanor charge, tortured and deprived of water for days before being discovered dead in his isolated jail cell. His family and community are demanding justice and full accountability.

“The family of a 22-year-old inmate at the Rockdale County Jail said he tried to summon help before slumping down naked on the floor of his cell and dying, according to video released on Wednesday showing the last hours of his life.”
— Read on Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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