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September 20th, 2023

A Tarrant County Jail detainee who was housed under contract at the nearby Dalby facility in Garza County has died in custody. KERA's Paul DeBenedetto reports the unidentified man was one of hundreds of people transferred because of overcrowding.

Brad Burt is a reporter for KTTZ, born and raised in Lubbock. He has made a point to focus on in-depth local coverage, including civic and accountability reporting. Brad's professional interest in local journalism started on set as a member of the technical production team at KCBD Newschannel 11 before becoming a digital and investigative producer.