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Sunrise Beach Village man dies in Llano County Jail custody

A 41-year-old Sunrise Beach Village man died while in the custody of the Llano County Jail on October 29. According to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office, jail staff discovered Benjamin Braden Hoffman unresponsive at about 12:25 p.m. Tuesday. The jail staff immediately began CPR and called for emergency medical services. LCSO staff and EMS personnel […]

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Texas Rangers investigating death of Llano County Jail inmate

Texas Rangers investigating death of Llano County Jail inmate

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a Llano woman arrested Christmas Eve on a public intoxication charge who later died in an Austin hospital after suffering a “medical incident” while in custody at the Llano County Jail, officials said. (more…)

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Llano County commissioners approved a proposed budget Aug. 14 that included fully funding the county jail, which faced potential closure of inmate housing operations to help decrease county expenses. Photo from Llano County’s Facebook page

Llano County declines defunding jail in 2017-18 budget

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — Llano County commissioners approved a proposed budget Aug. 14 that included continued funding for Llano County Jail operations. This followed an outcry from local law enforcement, who rejected a consideration to house all inmates at the Burnet County Jail, officials said. (more…)

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Llano County settles with inmate’s family for about $200,000 in wrongful death suit

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — Llano County officials and the mother of a man found dead in the Llano County Jail settled a federal lawsuit June 21 before the matter headed to federal court. The county agreed to pay $212,500 plus up to $2,000 in documented court fees to the family of Shawn […]

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