Joseph Preston Harlan, 57

Dallas, Texas
September 02, 2006

Agencies: Texas Attorney General's Office | Texas Department of Public Safety | Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office Texas | Texas Civil Rights Project | George Allen Detention Centre Dallas Texas

Cause of death: Not Yet Known

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On August 14, 2006 Joseph Preston Harlan Jr. was booked in Dallas County Jail for Aggravated Assault/DW and a Parole Violation. He was assigned to medical tank #8S13 in the George Allen Jail. On September 01, 2006, Harlan was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he passed away on September 02, 2006. He was pronounced dead by Dr. James Wilson at 1:48p.m. A SWIFS cause of death report dated September 04, 2006, listed the manner of death as natural. The cause of death was listed as "Sepsis associated with cirrhosis and hepatitis c infection due to polysubstance abuse. PART II: Chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease."

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