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By David Hungerford

Lawrence Hamm with family of Jacqui Graham, mother Tawanna Graham to his right

East Orange, NJ – On July 6, 2009 Jacqui Graham, 21, was found dead in a cell in the police headquarters here. His body was naked and badly bruised. He had been arrested for public intoxication a few days before. It is evident he was beaten to death while in police custody. The victim was African-American.