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Incarcerated Texans enlisted to work in county morgue as COVID-19 deaths overwhelm El Paso

The inmates working in the morgue will earn $2 an hour. They are low-level offenders that are part of the detention facility's trustee program.

El Paso County detention inmates, also known as “trustees” who are low-level offenders, help move bodies to mobile morgue un…
El Paso County detention inmates, also known as “trustees” who are low-level offenders, help move bodies to mobile morgue un…
El Paso County detention inmates, also known as “trustees” who are low-level offenders, help move bodies to mobile morgue un…
El Paso County inmates help move bodies to mobile morgue units outside the Medical Examiner's Office on Nov. 14, 2020.
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