New Orleans Jail Deaths Behind Bars: 1877 to Present

This database includes records of all known deaths in the New Orleans jail since 1877 and is primarily based on reporting of deaths in various news articles. This data was collected by Loyola Law students as part of a broader project examining the 300 year history of the New Orleans jail. This database will continue to be updated as additional historical or current cases are identified.

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NameSourceDate Of DeathCause Of DeathAge At DeathRaceGenderConviction StatusDetailsHousing UnitHousing Details
NameSourceDate Of DeathCause Of DeathAge At DeathRaceGenderConviction StatusDetailsHousing UnitHousing Details