Sandra Bland Case Shaped By Videos Seen, Unseen
Questions about Sandra Bland's death in police custody have been partially fueled by two videos — a YouTube clip of her arrest, and a Facebook post.By Matt Picht | July 17, 2015
The circumstances surrounding Sandra Bland's death in a Waller County, Texas jail cell are becoming less clear by the day, and several videos are shaping the discussion about what happened to Bland.
Local officials say Bland committed suicide three days after being arrested during a routine stop, but her friends and family are questioning the official story. And now, both the Texas Rangers and the FBI are looking into the case.
Part of that skepticism has to do with this video, obtained by WLS-TV, which appears to show Bland's arrest. In the video, Bland audibly complains about being mistreated by the officer.