Sandra Bland death: New details only make case murkier

HEMPSTEAD, Texas– When it comes to the circumstances leading to Sandra Bland’s death, what we don’t know far outweighs what we do.

And with each passing day, and each new revelation, the picture — instead of coming slowly into focus — appears to turn murkier.

“I have a hard time dealing with inconsistency and that seems to have been the theme over the last couple of days here,” Bland’s sister Sharon Cooper told CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront.”

Bland ended up in jail after she allegedly made an improper lane change and was pulled over by Texas state Trooper Brian Encinia on July 10. During the traffic stop, authorities say she was belligerent. Bland was arrested and taken to jail, where she died three days later.

What happens after that has ignited a debate about what the officer could have done versus what he should have done.

The issue: Cause of…

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