Jail Guards Accuse Man Begging For Help Of Faking Allergic Reaction, Man DiesChris | InformationLiberation
Oct. 18, 2012
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EVERETT, Wash. -- Rose Saffioti was sure she was doing the right thing when she encouraged her son to turn himself over to police.This man died due to 21st century prohibition, plain and simple. If his drug of choice was alcohol he could have drank himself to death with the government's stamp of approval, instead he chose a healthier drug and was imprisoned and killed as a result.
A similar incident happened last year in Florida, Eric Perez, 18, a teenager jailed for "riding his bike without a nightlight," vomited repeatedly in his cell and screamed that his head hurt, he eventually died in his cell after vocally suffering for six hours. Other young inmates tried to get him help to no avail. One of the guards allegedly wanted to call 911 to get him medical attention, but was told not to by his supervisor.
...guard Floyd Powell, 35, told The Miami Herald on Monday he was fired after he disclosed to investigators that he was forbidden to call 911 when he became concerned for the teen, who was screaming that his head hurt and had vomited for several hours.Last year, another young man, Derek Williams was also caught in a similar situation, he was arrested by police and begged the officer who detained him to get him medical attention because he was having trouble breathing, the officer did not believe him, and in fact mocked him as he died. His tragic death, along with the officer's callous mocking, was caught on video, and after outrage and media attention the medical examiner was forced to revisit the case and ruled his death was a homicide.
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