Category: Died In Custody

Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

A lawsuit was filed Monday against three doctors and 11 nurses who work at a prison in Kansas as well as the company contracted to provide medical services for inmates throughout the state's prison system after medical staff ignored an inmate who told them, "it feels like something is ea ...
Milwaukee Jailers Mock and Ignore Pregnant Inmate Going into Labor, Resulting in Baby’s Death, Lawsuit Claims

Milwaukee Jailers Mock and Ignore Pregnant Inmate Going into Labor, Resulting in Baby’s Death, Lawsuit Claims

A mentally ill inmate whose baby died after jailers laughed at her and ignored her requests for medical attention when her water broke is suing the Milwaukee County Jail where three other people have died since April. Shade Swayzer is suing for $8.5 million, according to the Milwaukee J ...
Award-Winning New York Sheriff Refuses to Provide Details on Two Recent Inmate Deaths While Being Sued for Third Death

Award-Winning New York Sheriff Refuses to Provide Details on Two Recent Inmate Deaths While Being Sued for Third Death

Nobody at the Broome County Jail in New York is saying much about the two inmates who have died in less than a month. In fact, the local district attorney's office said it was not even aware of the latest death this week until contacted by the media. And even then, Broome County Di ...
WATCH: Texas Man Dies after Pleading “I Can’t Breathe” as Jail Guards Pile on Top of him Pepper Spraying him

WATCH: Texas Man Dies after Pleading “I Can’t Breathe” as Jail Guards Pile on Top of him Pepper Spraying him

A disturbing and infuriating video has surfaced showing a group of Texas jail guards piling on top of an inmate who repeatedly tells them he can't breathe, only for him to be found dead in his cell the following morning. Nineteen times in nine minutes is how many times Michael Sabbie ...
GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

Los Angeles police officers killed an unarmed man inside a city jail in 2012, claiming he was "violent and combative," which required several cops to pounce on him, including one who placed him in a chokehold until he stopped breathing. The incident led to the city of Los Angeles payi ...
No Justice for Freddie Gray: Baltimore Cops Face No Further Charges for In Custody Death

No Justice for Freddie Gray: Baltimore Cops Face No Further Charges for In Custody Death

"Is the system saying that Freddie Gray killed himself?" asked Kevin Moore, who recorded Freddie Gray's last moments alive as you can see in the video below, "Because nobody’s being held responsible." Baltimore prosecutors dropped all charges today. Last April, a young man entered ...
Texas Cop Accuses DA of Coverup in Sandra Bland Case

Texas Cop Accuses DA of Coverup in Sandra Bland Case

A Texas cop has stepped forward about the Sandra Bland investigation and lobbed serious accusations  at the Waller County District Attorney's office for excluding his testimony from the grand jury hearing in the criminal case against Texas DPS Officer Brian Encinia, who beat up Sandra Bl ...