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Family of COVID-19 Victim Blames Death on “Carelessness” of Arizona Officials 

HeadlineJul 13, 2020

In Arizona, the family of a 65-year-old Latino man who died of COVID-19 is accusing state officials of being directly responsible for his death. In a scathing obituary in The Arizona Republic, the family of Mark Anthony Urquiza wrote, “His death is due to to the carelessness of the politicians who continue to jeopardize the health of brown bodies through a clear lack of leadership, refusal to acknowledge the severity of the crisis, and inability and unwillingness to give clear and decisive direction on how to minimize risk.” 

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