February 3, 2014 6:54 PM

Police chief defends impartiality of investigation of KC woman’s death in Kansas jail

Brenda Sewell, 58, died Jan. 22 while in the custody of Sherman County jailers in Goodland, Kan. The Goodland police detective who is investigating the case is married to the undersheriff, but Police Chief Clifton Couch says extra precautions were taken to avoid bias and the undersheriff had no contact with Sewell.

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