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$4 Million Settlement Reached With the Family of an Inmate Who Died in a Bed Bug-Infested Jail Cell

Officials in Fulton County, Georgia, agreed to a $4 million settlement with the family of a man who died in a bed bug-infested jail cell last year.

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 to approve the $4 million settlement related to LaShawn Thompson during a meeting on Wednesday, a Fulton County spokesperson confirmed.

Thompson, 35, died in the Fulton County Jail on Sept. 13, 2022. Attorneys for his family claimed Thompson was “eaten alive by bed bugs.”

Read the source article at ABC News

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