Julia Graves, (center) the mother of Uniece “Niecey” Fennell, attended a Durham County public hearing Monday, June 11, where her attorneys Ian Mance (right) and Whitley Carpenter (left) called on County Commissioners to fund jail improvements to ensure the safety of children charged as adults.
Julia Graves, (center) the mother of Uniece “Niecey” Fennell, attended a Durham County public hearing Monday, June 11, where her attorneys Ian Mance (right) and Whitley Carpenter (left) called on County Commissioners to fund jail improvements to ensure the safety of children charged as adults.
Julia Graves, (center) the mother of Uniece “Niecey” Fennell, attended a Durham County public hearing Monday, June 11, where her attorneys Ian Mance (right) and Whitley Carpenter (left) called on County Commissioners to fund jail improvements to ensure the safety of children charged as adults.

Teen hanged herself in her jail cell. Attorney says Durham County ignored hazard.

June 12, 2018 08:02 AM