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Governor Abbott Statement On Sandra Bland

Wednesday, July 22, 2015  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release
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Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing investigation into the arrest and death of Sandra Bland in Waller County.

“Our hearts and prayers remain with the Bland family for their tragic loss. The family deserves answers. The Texas Rangers, working in coordination with the FBI, will conduct a full and thorough investigation that will deliver those answers and work toward the ultimate goal of ensuring justice in this case."