Jan. 6 suspects don’t need to be moved from DC jail: Marshals

U.S. Marshals say suspects being held in the D.C. jail in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot don’t need to be removed, despite their complaints about the conditions.

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The jail holds both local and federal suspects awaiting trial. Around 30 of the hundreds of Capitol riot suspects who were arrested in the wake of Jan. 6 are being held at the D.C. facility.

The Marshals surprise inspection at the facility came shortly after a Federal judge held the warden and corrections director in contempt of court over a Florida suspect who broke his hand in May and went months without surgery.

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Although the facility housing the Jan. 6 suspects was found to be a sufficient, a second facility was found to fall short of minimum standards.

About 400 inmates from the second facility will be moved to another detention center in Pennsylvania.

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Attorney General Merrick Garland had said during congressional testimony last month that the Marshals were conducting the inspection and the Justice Department was "conducting a review" of the conditions at the jail.