Prison's Other Death Sentence

An empty room with a puddle on the floor at a Washington corrections facility.

Journalist Levi Pulkkinen spent the past year digging into a subject many Americans have never given more than a passing thought to: healthcare for people in prison. His three-part investigative series reveals a system where delays in health care may mean life or death for the men and women behind bars in Washington state but also has an outsized impact on the state budget.