Case: Sonoma County

Suit over death of inmate at jail to proceed

October 23rd, 2010

As it appeared in the Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO—A lawsuit filed by a family of an inmate who died in the Sonoma County Jail while suffering from the effects of sickle-cell will proceed after a ruling by a federal magistrate. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Ryan George died at the jail in Santa Rosa […]

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Family can sue over Sonoma County inmate’s death

October 23rd, 2010

As it appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer The family of an inmate who died of sickle-cell anemia at the Sonoma County Jail after losing 44 pounds in the last week of his life can go to trial in a lawsuit against the county for allegedly ignoring his medical needs, […]

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