Louisiana Police Deny Black Man Who Died in Custody Was Alone for 48 Minutes

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Officials in Shreveport Louisiana a refuting claims that officers denied medical care to a black man who died in police custody in twenty twenty the family of Tommy McLaughlin junior filed a federal lawsuit in connection with his death they allege he spent forty eight minutes in a patrol car alone without medical attention the cloth and had three encounters with police on April fifth twenty twenty the day he died the lawsuit faults officers for missing signs of a mental condition known as excited delirium syndrome police admit using a taser pepper spray and a baton but they say that they were needed to subdue him lawyers representing the police officer say there's evidence they requested medical assistance and that help arrived within seventeen minutes I'm Jackie Quinn

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