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The old Mecklenburg County Jail ceased operations in the late 1960s. Here's a rare look inside

District Attorney Spencer Merriweather took us on a tour, showing where we've come from and the work still needed to improve our justice system.

Hunter Sáenz (WCNC)

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Published: 11:58 PM EST February 17, 2022
Updated: 12:27 PM EST February 18, 2022

The old Mecklenburg County Jail still stands stuck in time atop the historic county courthouse in Uptown.

If the jail cells could talk, they'd certainly have tragic, painful and perhaps revealing stories to tell. 

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