2.58 Sheriff Cabral to Hold Press Conference Related to Markoff Suicide
Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea J. Cabral plans to hold a press conference at 4 p.m. today to discuss policies and procedures at Boston’s Nashua Street Jail, including the requirements of correctional officers conducting checks on inmates.
The sheriff’s public comments come amid ongoing questions about the suicide of inmate Philip Markoff, the so-called Craigslist killer, who was found dead in his cell at the jail Sunday morning. Cabral has so far declined to discuss how Markoff was being monitored on Sunday morning. He had been on suicide watch before.
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