Sandra Bland's Death Ruled A Suicide

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Sandra Bland's Death Ruled A Suicide

Autopsy results indicate that the cause of Sandra Bland's death was ruled suicide by hanging.

According to CNN, Bland did not have injuries on her hands showing signs of a violent struggle.

"There were no bite marks or other injuries on her face, on her lips, on her tongue, which would be consistent with a violent struggle," he said.

"If there had been a violent struggle, the prosecutor said, examiners would most likely not expect to see a uniform and consistent mark around Bland's neck -- which is what they, in fact, observed. They also did not observe damage to her trachea and esophagus, which they might expect to see if there had been a violent struggle, he said." via

She did have approximately 30 "cut marks" on her wrist but, the marks were in the process of healing.

Another report, obtained by CNN, shows that the guards who were holding Bland have violated specific policies because they failed to check on bland and other inmates in a timely manner.