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Milwaukee County Settled Jail Death Lawsuit for Nearly $7M

Wisconsin’s Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture. Attorneys for 38-year-old Terrill Thomas called the settlement one of the …

Widow of Tennessee Man Who Died in Custody Sues for $1M

The wife of a man who died in custody at the Kingsport City Jail has filed a $1 million wrongful death suit. WJHL-TV reports Benjamin Honaker was arrested on Sept. 19, 2014, following a car crash. Officers said Honaker had …