‘Jacksonians deserve to live in peace, and they should not have to fear for their safety while running errands or commuting to work.’
Dexter Wade’s family members, his attorneys and other witnesses said they did not get to see the exhumation because it took place hours before county officials said it would.
Dexter Wade was buried in a pauper’s cemetery near the Hinds County Penal Farm in the Jackson suburb of Raymond before the family was notified of his death.
The federal government has taken legal steps to scrutinize Jackson’s water quality for over a decade.
Disturbing video shows callous disregard for the man’s life.
The Jackson water system has been struggling for years and nearly collapsed in August and September.
‘The Mayor was not legally entitled to veto a non-action or negative vote of the city council.’
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, a Democrat, has said he wants the city to maintain control of its water.
An order sets 12 months for Ted Henifin to implement 13 projects for improving the system’s near-term stability.
The proposal is necessary to ‘stabilize the circumstances’ in Jackson as soon as possible.