Eastern Regional Jail

Protestors rally outside a jail, with one holding a sign that says "A jail sentence shouldn't be a death sentence."

Dozens gather at Eastern Regional Jail to protest treatment of inmates in West Virginia

BY: - August 19, 2023

MARTINSBURG — In many ways, it was a typical sunny Saturday along the WV Route 9 Bike Path. People enjoying the weather pedaled by or walked their dogs.  But at the trail’s Martinsburg entrance, a group stood singing, many of them wearing T-shirts that read “Handcuffs shouldn’t kill you.” Eastern Regional Jail loomed behind them. […]