Strapped to a chair for two days, schizophrenic inmate in SLO dies

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The death of a schizophrenic inmate in San Luis Obispo County Jail has shed a light on how the mentally ill are treated in jails. Andrew Holland died of a pulmonary embolism after being strapped to a restraint chair for 46 hours. His family says the blood clot formed because he was forced to sit still for so long. The incident has led to calls for the sheriff to resign and reforms in the jail.

A still frame from San Luis Obispo County Jail video of Andrew Holland's death on Jan. 22, 2017. Photo courtesy of San Luis Obispo County Jail.