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Report: 71 Homeless People Died In Sacramento County In 2016

  
A new report shows 71 homeless people died in Sacramento County last year. The report was released by the Sacramento Regional Coalition to End Homelessness.

It says only half of those who died had used any homeless service offered in the county. The report says the homeless death rate is three times that of the general population.
The 71 deaths bring the total number of homeless who've died on county streets in the last 15 years to 776. .

That's one homeless death a week since 2001.

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