Skip to main content
Coronavirus in Texas

El Paso County officials plead for more morgue workers as coronavirus fatalities climb

The request comes as the county has used low-level offenders from the county jail to help transport bodies and as officials await a response from the Texas National Guard.

El Paso County detention inmates, also known as “trustees” who are low-level offenders, help move bodies to mobile morgue un…

Support public-service journalism that gets the context right

Yes, I'll donate today