Tia Marie Ritch
Tia Marie Soloma Ritch, 21, of Starke died suddenly Friday, July 3, 2009. Born in Gainesville, she was the daughter of Jerry Eugene and Laura Hampton Ritch and lived in the area most of her life. she was a nanny and member of Faith Bible Church in Sanderson where she also worked on the youth staff.
Survivors are brothers, Jimmy Ritch of Starke and Carl Ritch of Gainesville; her godparents James and Charlene Hill of Starke; her mother, Laura Hartwell Vernon and her Mema, Murl Norman of Starke.
Tia Ritch News
SCLC scrutinizes suspicious jail death—flcourier.com, 11/19
SCLC Asks For Inquiry Of Death In Jail—News4jax.com, 11/13
Current Press Release—Tia Ritch Death Issues (PDF)
Pregnancy complications may have caused death—gainesville.com, 7/9
Woman dies in jail custody—zwire.com, 7/9
Autopsy finds inmate's pregnancy may have led to complications—gainesville.com, 7/8
Woman Inmate Dies In Bradford County Jail—News4jax.com, 7/8
Bradford inmate, 21, found dead in her cell—gainesville.com, 7/4
Woman Inmate Dies In Bradford County Jail—News4jax.com, 7/3
Woman Dies Overnight at Bradford County Jail—firstcoastnews.com, 7/3
Bradford inmate, 21, found dead in her cell—gainesville.com, 7/3