Family of man who died in Cuyahoga County Jail sues county, ex-jail employees criminally charged in death

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The family of a man who died of a drug overdose in the Cuyahoga County Jail sued Cuyahoga County and former jail employees, including the officer who faces criminal charges after surveillance video showed he ignored the inmate as he died on the jail’s floor.

Joseph Arquillo’s son, Joseph Arquillo Jr., filed the lawsuit May 12 against Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish and several former jail employees, including two who face criminal charges in connection with Arquillo’s death…read more

Published:  May 27, 2020
By:  Adam Ferrise,

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