Attorney General’s Office to investigate inmate death

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(ABC 6 News) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has announced that his office will be assisting in a review of the death of an inmate Hardel Sherrell at the Beltrami County jail in 2018.

the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension completed its investigation and referred the matter to Beltrami County Attorney David Hanson for consideration for criminal charges. Attorney General Ellison’s office has accepted County Attorney Hanson’s request to assist in reviewing the case.

A review of the voluminous file is expected to take time. The Attorney General’s Office will have no more comment on the case until further notice.