Berlena Sheffield's grandson, Andre, 14. died of untreated bacterial meningitis — only one victim of poor treatment in Florida’s juvenile justice system. He got sick while at Brevard Regional Juvenile Detention Center. Berlena holds a memorial photo of her grandson and displays other favorite photos and letters from him at her Jacksonville home.
Berlena Sheffield's grandson, Andre, 14. died of untreated bacterial meningitis — only one victim of poor treatment in Florida’s juvenile justice system. He got sick while at Brevard Regional Juvenile Detention Center. Berlena holds a memorial photo of her grandson and displays other favorite photos and letters from him at her Jacksonville home. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Berlena Sheffield's grandson, Andre, 14. died of untreated bacterial meningitis — only one victim of poor treatment in Florida’s juvenile justice system. He got sick while at Brevard Regional Juvenile Detention Center. Berlena holds a memorial photo of her grandson and displays other favorite photos and letters from him at her Jacksonville home. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

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