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Family of Inmate Who Died of Dehydration Reaches $6 Million Settlement
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Family of Inmate Who Died of Dehydration Reaches $6 Million Settlement

The family of a 33-year-old Black man who died in police custody in Milwaukee has reached a settlement. According to The New York Times, Terrill Thomas’ family will receive $6.75 million from Milwaukee County and Armor Correctional Health Services, the private company that provided health care at the jail where he died in 2016. Thomas,

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Did Milwaukee Jail Staffers Allow an Inmate to Die of Dehydration?

The staff of the Milwaukee County Jail is being blamed by prosecutors for allowing a 38-year-old inmate with bipolar disorder to sit in a solitary confinement cell for seven days and die of dehydration, according to an inquest to determine whether personnel there should face criminal charges. But the commander of the jail, which is run

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