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Wrongful death lawsuit may be filed against jail that ignored symptoms, causing death

A wrongful death lawsuit is being contemplated by the family of a man who died of a “medical related” cause while an inmate in a jail. The investigation is still continuing; the coroner’s report said that the death was caused by medical reasons, implying negligence. The 27-year-old inmate was found dead in his cell. His family said that the man was sick but didn’t receive help. According to the inmate’s girlfriend she tried to get the man medical assistance but the jail said it was only a cold and refused to help. The man’s mother said that in addition to the wrongful death and medical neglect accusations in the lawsuit, she is also hoping to send a message to prisons so that no inmates ever have to go through her pain.

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