Welcome to the Prison Talk Online Community! Take a Minute and Sign Up Today!






Go Back   Prison Talk > U.S. REGIONAL FORUMS > CALIFORNIA > California Prison & Criminal Justice News & Events + 3 Strikes
Register Entertainment FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

California Prison & Criminal Justice News & Events + 3 Strikes Do you have news relating to California's Prison or Ciminal Justice System and related efforts? Post them here! Also discuss 3 Strike laws.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-05-2007, 06:14 PM
Imani's Avatar
Imani Imani is offline
Registered User
Donation Award 
 

Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: CA
Posts: 4,583
Thanks: 947
Thanked 1,980 Times in 1,052 Posts
Default Family Of Inmate Who Died In Custody Gets $750,000

LOS ANGELES -- The county Board of Supervisors has agreed to pay $750,000 to the family of an inmate whose bruised and battered body was found hanging from a noose in his cell, officials said.
Ramon Gavira's death in July 2002 was ruled a suicide by the coroner. But attorneys for the man's family argued that jail personnel with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department were to blame.
Supervisors approved the settlement during a closed-door session last month, but county officials had refused to confirm the amount until the agreement was finalized

http://www.nbc4.tv/news/13264079/det...=headlineclick

Morris I've just made the same post as you

Last edited by Imani; 05-05-2007 at 06:16 PM..
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 05-05-2007, 06:31 PM
flgmtech flgmtech is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Florida United States
Posts: 87
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Default

Suicide? Did he beat himself up first? Is 750,000 going to bring justice or their son back?
So he not got a death sentence, decided and dealt by the very people assigned to assure professionalism and safety in the Correctional field.
When will the insanity end? Why is it that people deemed criminals are also considered less than people, to be treated less humanely than the dog at the local pound.
The Supreme Court should intervene and find the officers accountable for this mans death and send them to stand the test of time behind bars, where not only the Guards judge them but the Inmates do as well.
When we had the Guards from Starke Florida whom killed an Inmate there, they found themselves out casted by both the Guards and the Inmates. No one would associate with them from either side of the law. They ended up having to spend their entire time in protective custody to ensure their safety.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-05-2007, 09:24 PM
wisewoman wisewoman is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Winchester, CA
Posts: 439
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Oh, so is that what an inmate's life is worth? How sad ... and no amount of money will ever bring him back for his loved ones.
__________________
Missing my Best Friend ... can't wait for his body to be where his heart already is!

KimbraLee


Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-07-2007, 08:15 AM
sanchezct's Avatar
sanchezct sanchezct is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Southern Califorina
Posts: 1,747
Thanks: 147
Thanked 167 Times in 122 Posts
Default

That is so sad. I want to say that at least it was discovered what happend but then what difference will that make it will still happen again to someone else father, spouse or child. Their punishment is going to prison being locked away from society, they shouldn't get more punishement in prison or jail. My heart goes out to the family.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TDCJ Slang Dictionary Been There 2 Texas Prison and Jail Visitation, Phones, Packages & Mail 45 11-06-2008 12:59 AM
CURE ETC Phone Campaign - H.R. 555 C.U.R.E. GPT Phones, Mail, and Visitation Discussions 5 03-21-2008 11:34 AM
WA DOC Policy Offender Classification JJT Washington Visitation, Phones, Packages & Mail 72 06-08-2006 09:16 PM
Federal Drug Sentencing Question justanothergirl Federal General Prison Talk, Introductions & Chit Chat 10 11-13-2004 10:28 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:51 AM.
Copyright © 2001- 2019 Prison Talk Online
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Website Design & Custom vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media
Message Board Statistics