A federal jury has awarded $850,000 to a Kansas woman whose son hanged himself at a jail in Dodge County, Nebraska. The dead man, 37-year-old Troy Sampson, had been diagnosed as suicidal and needed mental-health care, something that his doctor and his mother told authorities. The county argued that jail officials didn't realize his intentions.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Jury sides with Kansas woman whose son hanged himself in jail
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