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Wisconsin: 3 Jail Staffers Charged over Prisoner’s Dehydration Death

HeadlineFeb 13, 2018
 h15 jail staff charged dehydration death

In Wisconsin, prosecutors have brought felony charges against three Milwaukee County Jail staffers over the death of 38-year-old Terrill Thomas, a prisoner who died of extreme dehydration after he spent a week without access to water in a solitary confinement jail cell. At the time of Thomas’s death, the jail was overseen by Sheriff David Clarke—a staunch supporter of Donald Trump who has compared the Black Lives Matter movement to the Ku Klux Klan.

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