Thursday, May 23, 2024
More
    HomeWorldInvestigation Underway After US Man Dies from Insect Infestation in Filthy Jail...

    Investigation Underway After US Man Dies from Insect Infestation in Filthy Jail Cell

    Related stories

    Revanth Reddy praises Buddha teachings during visit to Maha Buddha Vihar

    Telangana's Chief Minister, Revanth Reddy, visited the Maha Buddha...

    New industrial policy aims to propel TG onto the global stage

    Hyderabad: The state government is planning to replace the...

    BJP takes credit for development in Warangal

    Warangal: Gujjula Premender Reddy, who is running for the...

    A man named LaShawn Thompson died in the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta on September 13, 2022. His lawyer believes that he died because of the jail’s lack of hygiene: he was found unresponsive in a cell that was “filthy” and infested with insects and bed bugs. When a detention officer found his body, she didn’t want to give him CPR. Thompson’s family is asking for an investigation into his death and for the jail to be closed.

    The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s report didn’t find any obvious signs of trauma, but it did note a “severe bed bug infestation” in Thompson’s cell. The cause of death is still listed as undetermined.

    - Advertisement -
    Also read:  Eye Cancer Awareness Drive in Hyderabad Draws Participation of Over 2,000 People

    The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office has extended its condolences to Thompson’s family and is investigating his death. They’ve also taken some immediate actions, like allocating $500,000 to address the infestation and updating security protocols. They say that this case shows how important it is to have a new jail that can provide safe and humane conditions and offer mental health services.

    - Advertisement -
    Rajesh M
    Rajesh Mhttps://www.telanganatribune.com
    Latest News from Hyderabad, Telangana, India & World!

    Follow us

    3,565FansLike
    179FollowersFollow
    1,202FollowersFollow
    965SubscribersSubscribe

    Contribute News

    You can contribute an article to Telangana Tribune by dropping a mail at newsdesk@telanganatribune.com

    Latest stories

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here