COVID-19 in Minnesota's correctional facilities

Post Bulletin investigative reporter Nora Eckert revealed the mistreatment of Minnesota inmates during the pandemic.

A Rochester Post Bulletin investigation, led by reporter Nora Eckert, revealed the mistreatment of Minnesota inmates during the pandemic. These failures lead to the deaths of 12 inmates, including 64-year-old Victor Artola.

MPR News host Cathy Wurzer spoke with Eckert about what her investigation revealed regarding how the Minnesota Department of Corrections handled the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click on the audio player above to hear their conversation.

Correction (July 2, 2021): Victor Artola was 64 when he died.

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