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Sarah Welliver / Standard Examiner

Utah’s had a rash of inmate deaths lately. In fact, the state has had more inmates per capita die this past few years than any other state in the nation.

Courtesy of Jared Jensen

A Utah nurse is charged with negligent homicide in the death of a 21-year-old inmate at the Duchesne County Jail.