On July 6, 24-year-old Sarah Lee Circle Bear of Clairmont, South Dakota, was found unconscious in a holding cell in Brown County Jail in Aberdeen. Circle Bear, a Lakota, was jailed on a bond violation. Photo courtesy Terrance Circle Bear Sr.

Police Told Native American Woman To ‘Quit Faking’ As She Died In Jail Cell

Witnesses say that deputies told her to “quit faking” and yelled at her to “knock it off” before finally dragging her to the cell where she spend the last moments of her life.

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